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Minister for Education to Officiate at Limerick Chamber Schools Competition

Tuesday 24th February 2015: Minister Jan O’Sullivan will officiate at a Limerick Chamber Schools competition Finals event at LIT on 27 February where more than 20 teams of business studies students from across Limerick will compete for top prizes from Dell.

Categories: News, Business

Tiger Stores Arrives at Cruises Street, Limerick

Thursday 5th February 2015: Danish brand Tiger Stores will unveil their fourteenth Irish store on Tuesday, February 10, in Limerick’s Cruises Street.

Categories: News, Business

Global Limerick Network reveals findings of Diaspora study

Monday 2nd February 2015: A study carried out by the Global Limerick Network (GLN) has found significant support for the establishment of a platform providing for greater communication between the people of Limerick and the estimated 3.5 million people around the world with a connection to the city, county and region.

Categories: Global Limerick Network

Do you want to set up a new business in Limerick?

Thursday 29th January 2015: If you are a new business who wants to set up in Limerick, Limerick City and County Council would like to talk to you. The Council would like to hear from businesses seeking to set up or expand new retail or commercial ventures.

Categories: News, Business

viagogo Announce 100 New Jobs for Limerick

Monday 26th January 2015: The viagogo Group announces plans to double workforce in Ireland at opening of new Operations Centre in Limerick

Categories: News, Business

Christmas business kicks off in Limerick amid sprinkling of Elf magic dust

Sunday, 30 November 2014: Shoppers in Limerick will be forgiven for thinking this weekend they’ve walked onto the film shoot of a Christmas fairy-tale movie as two ‘Elf’ stores opened in the city centre at the weekend.

Categories: News, Christmas

Limerick City & County Council Wins Local Authority of the Year Award

Friday 14th November 2014: Limerick City and County Council has been named as Local Authority of the Year 2014 at Chambers Ireland’s Annual Excellence in Local Government Awards which were held in Dublin last night.

Categories: Limerick City & County Council

The Coca-Cola Zero Bikes are coming to Limerick!

Tuesday 11th November 2014: The National Transport Authority has announced further details for the Coca-Cola Zero Bikes regional scheme which will be launched in Limerick on Monday 8th December.

Categories: News, Cycling

Limerick Chamber Joins Forces with Dell to Launch Schools Competition

Business studies students across Limerick were today encouraged to enter a unique competition entitled “Limerick Business Thru’ The Ages”.

Categories: News, Business

Limerick entrepreneurs Fly the Flag at regional final

Friday 7th November 2014: Three young Limerick entrepreneurs are flying the flag for the county at the regional final of the inaugural ‘Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur’ competition, which is offering an investment prize-fund of €2 million.

Categories: News, Business

Shortlist announced for Limerick Chamber Regional Business Awards 2014

Tuesday 4th November 2014: Winners will be announced at the Limerick Chamber President’s Dinner, on Friday 21 November in the Limerick Strand Hotel.

Categories: News, Business

Órlaith Borthwick appointed Acting CEO at Limerick Chamber

Limerick Chamber has appointed Dr Órlaith Borthwick as Acting CEO while the Board of Directors manage the recruitment process for a CEO following the resignation of Maria Kelly.

Categories: Business, News

UL Graduate named Limerick's Best Young Entrepreneur

A University of Limerick engineering graduate has won €20,000 after being named Limerick's Best Young Entrepreneur at a function hosted in the Castletroy Park Hotel tonight (Monday, 6 October 2014).

Categories: News, Business

Series of free events announced for Limerick Business Week 2014

Running from October 6th to 10th at various venues around the city and county, the 11th annual initiative is the first to be hosted by the Limerick Local Enterprise Office (LEO). 

Categories: News, Business, Business Workshops/Courses

Limerick to host 2015 International Clustering Conference

It has been announced that Limerick will host an international conference focusing on industry clustering in 2015.

Categories: News, Business, Conferences

Council lauds Optel Vision announcement

The Cathaoirleach of Limerick City and County Council has today (Wednesday, 01 October 2014) welcomed the announcement by Canadian firm Optel Vision of its decision to establish a Manufacturing and Operations Centre in Limerick.

Categories: News, Business

Search narrows for Limerick's Best Young Entrepreneur

The Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Limerick has moved one step closer to finding Limerick's Best Young Entrepreneur after it announced the 15 finalists in the competition.

Categories: News, Business

National Chamber Week Kicks-Off 15th September

The Annual National Chamber Week starts next Monday the 15th of September with Chambers across the country running events showcasing the benefit of joining the Chamber network.

Categories: News, Business

Establishment of Shannon Group plc welcomed by Cathaoirleach

The Cathaoirleach of Limerick City and County Council has said the formal establishment of Shannon Group plc will help to reinvigorate the local economy and tourism in Limerick, as well as inspire the strong sense of entrepreneurship associated with the glory days of Shannon Airport and its surrounding freezone.

Categories: Limerick City & County Council, Business

Limerick’s Roadbridge Nominated for Top Award

Best Quality Management System in Ireland for Civil Engineering Company. That’s the title that Roadbridge based in Ballysheedy in Limerick could be laying claim to on September 26th 2014, having been announced as one of the finalists at the 2014 National Q Mark Awards.

Categories: Business, News

Junior Entrepreneur Programme Sets Target of 10,000 Primary School Pupils

Primary school children in every county in Ireland can benefit from a free Junior Entrepreneur Programme (JEP) that promises to open young minds to the thrill of business, while developing their skills and confidence. 

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Launch of Limerick Craft Hub - Limerick City of Culture Legacy project

Showcasing the best of craft and design handmade in Limerick, the Limerick Craft Hub is a vibrant addition to the city’s creative culture.

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Limerick and Santa Clara Begin Sister City Relationship

Limerick City and County Council has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Santa Clara, California to formulate a Sister City relationship in a bid to strengthen economic and civic ties between the two cities.

Categories: Limerick City & County Council, News

Global network to connect Limerick people

Details have been announced of a new project that aims to build on the success of last year's Gathering initiative by reaching out to over 3.5 million people from and with a connection to Limerick City, County and the Region.

Categories: Business, News

Limerick Chamber Calls for Businesses to Enter Awards

Limerick Chamber has launched the 2014 Limerick Chamber Regional Business Awards today, in association with award sponsors LIT and launch sponsors VHI, to honour excellence and innovation in business.

Categories: News, Business

Limerick Chamber Chief Executive to Move on

Maria Kelly, CEO of Limerick Chamber, has announced her resignation after almost 10 years at the helm. 

Categories: Business, News

Launch of New Limerick Business to Help Leaders Achieve Measurable Results

Mespil Group launches new business, Mespil Academy, focused on developing people, improving performance and transforming organisations. 

Categories: News, Business

Major boost for Shannon Airport as Ryanair adds five routes to this year’s winter schedule

Shannon Airport has welcomed today’s announcement by Ryanair that it is to add five routes onto its winter schedule this year as another significant boost for the airport.

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International McGettigan’s Pub to Open in Limerick Creating 30 Local Jobs

McGettigan’s Limerick to Launch at Limerick City Hotel on 5th June with Live Performance by Paddy Casey

Categories: Pubs, News

Eurogiant Open at Parkway Shopping Centre

Parkway Shopping Centre is pleased to announce that they have expanded their retail offering with the opening of Eurogiant. 

Categories: Business, News

Event discusses freight transport opportunities for Limerick-Shannon region

Key players in Ireland's freight, logistics and transport sector stakeholders will gather in the Castletroy Park Hotel in Limerick this Wednesday to discuss how the Limerick-Shannon region could become a strategic freight logistics hub with direct connections to some of the world’s global logistics hubs.

Categories: Business, News

Search underway for Limerick’s Best Young Entrepreneur under 30

Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan, T.D., and the recently launched Limerick Local Enterprise Office (LEO) today announced details of a new competition to find Limerick’s Best Young Entrepreneur under 30.

Categories: Business

Local Enterprise Office Limerick Opens For Business

A range of new services for small businesses and start ups across Limerick was announced today by Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan TD, as he officially launched the Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Limerick.

Categories: News, Business

Limerick figures prominently in international investment report

The Chief Executive of Limerick City and County Council has welcomed the findings of a newly published international report revealing that Limerick is in the top ten metropolitan areas of Western Europe to invest in.

Categories: News, Business

Network Limerick presents ‘Dress Like You Mean Business’ with Stylist Fiona Hayes at The Savoy Hotel

Personal stylist Fiona Hayes, Founder of FH Style and member of Dundrum Town Centre Personal Style Team, is the guest speaker at this month’s Network Limerick ‘Dress Like You Mean Business’ event.

Categories: Business, News

Limerick City and County Council Manager Conn Murray Welcomes Limerick Jobs Announcement

Limerick City and County Council Manager / Chief Executive Conn Murray has warmly welcomed the announcement of over 400 jobs for the Mid-West by Ethicon Biosurgery Ireland, part of the Johnson and Johnson Family of Companies.

Categories: News, Business

Limerick to host major business tourism conference this week

An organisation responsible for generating millions of euro in business tourism revenue annually as well as the majority of international conference business in Ireland will hold a major national conference at The Strand Hotel in Limerick City this Thursday (March 13th, 2014).

Categories: News, Conferences

Limerick software firm launches Scholarship Programme

Publish Date: Monday 11th November 2013 Having successfully launched its scholarship programme in 2012 a Limerick hi-tech engineering company is once again actively promoting innovative thinking and e

Categories: Business

Limerick businesses encouraged to take part in Fiver Friday on December 6th

Publish Date: Friday 8th November 2013 Limerick City Business Association and Limerick Chamber are encouraging local Limerick businesses to take part in this year’s ‘Fiver Friday’ which takes pl

Categories: Business

Limerick city enterprise board selects winner for 2013 National Enterprise Awards

31st October 2013: The Entrepreneur of The Year 2013 for Limerick City Enterprise Board has been revealed as Kieran Fitzgerald of Corenex Ltd.

Categories: News, Business

Limerick County Enterprise Board 2013 Enterprise Awards Winner through to national finals

31st October 2013: The Entrepreneur of The Year 2013 for Limerick County Enterprise Board has been revealed as Paul Collins of Design Pro, based in Castlemahon.

Categories: News, Business

Trading boost for Cruises Street as 'Saturday Street Stalls' kicks off this weekend

Trading from 9am to 5.30pm each Saturday on Cruises Street for an initial 3 month trial period, the stalls will offer a mixture of interesting products complementing existing shops on Cruises Street.

Categories: News, Business, Limerick City & County Council

Information evening to unveil plans for Limerick City Centre Pilot Project

9th September 2013: Limerick City Business Association and Limerick Chamber are to host an information evening for Limerick city retailers and businesses on Monday September 16th at 7pm in the Savoy Hotel.

Categories: News, Business

Saturday trading boost for Cruises Street

28th August 2013: Limerick City Council will shortly appoint 14 no trading stalls for Saturday trading, in the pedestrian centre of Cruises Street to commence in mid September.

Categories: News

Hook and Ladder to open in Limerick

28th August 2013: The former Benetton Store at corner of No 7 Sarsfield Street and Henry Street Limerick is set to be the new home for 'Hook and Ladder' a unique occasional furnishing, soft furnishing, dining and gift store with a strong local/artisan theme due to open in the coming weeks.

Categories: News, Business

Top Line-up of Speakers to Address Chamber Conference on Winning Business at Home and Abroad

21st August 2013: Limerick Chamber’s inaugural annual conference 'Winning Business at Home and Abroad' will take place on 19th September 2013 at the Radisson Hotel, Limerick.

Categories: News, Business

Irish Water regional office to be located in Limerick

The announcement today by the Department of Environment, Community & Local Government of its decision to locate one of its eight regional Irish Water offices in Limerick has been welcomed by the Mayor and Cathaoirleach of Limerick.

Categories: News, Limerick City & County Council

Limerick Chamber Wednesday Business Launches Brochure to assist Start-ups

14th September 2012: Limerick Chamber Wednesday Business Group had the launch of their start-up brochure in the Carlton Castletroy Park Hotel on Tuesday 11th September at 6pm.

Categories: News, Business

Limerick City and County Council Welcome New Jobs in Foynes, Co Limerick

14th June 2013: Limerick City and County Councils have welcomed the news that 142 new jobs will be created in Foynes by CPL Industries, following the company’s announcement of an expansion of its operations in Ireland.

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14th June 2013: Limerick City and County Councils have announced details of an ambitious plan which will transform Limerick city centre, its economy, and the way it is marketed as an ideal location for investment over the next 17 years.

Categories: News, Limerick City & County Council, Business

Limerick selected as pilot city location by Retail Excellence Ireland

7th June 2013: Limerick City and County Council Manager Conn Murray has welcomed the announcement that Limerick has been selected as one of two pilot locations as part of a national effort by Retail Excellence Ireland to revive Ireland’s towns and cities.

Categories: News, Business

Manufacturing trade event announced for Limerick SME’s

Supply Network Shannon (SNS) has announced details of an exhibition and trade show for small and medium sized manufacturing businesses and sub-contractors in the Munster Region.

Categories: News, Business

Mid West Region’s freight logistics hub potential is highlighted

21st May 2013: A survey of European regions that have developed sustainable freight transport systems is expected to be completed in the coming weeks as part of a research project aimed at exploring how the Limerick-Shannon Gateway could be developed as a Sustainable Gateway for freight transport.

Categories: News, Business

National Franchise Centre Start-Ups Scoop over €20k in prizes

Competition entrants came from the NFC’s two business start-up programs, Franchise Accelerated Start-Up Training (FAST) and the Limerick Enterprise Acceleration Programme (LEAP). Both of which are now open to recruitment.

Categories: News, Business

US Global Software Company ACI announces significant expansion in its Irish Development Centre in Limerick

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton, TD, today announced that ACI Worldwide Inc. is to expand its Software Development Centre in Limerick with the creation of 60 new jobs.

Categories: News, Business

KBC to open new Retail Bank in Limerick City Centre

KBC Bank, Ireland have lodged plans at Limerick City Council to open a new retail and financial services banking outlet at no's 103 and 104 O Connell Street Limerick.

Categories: News, Business

Incentive scheme for businesses & retailers to occupy vacant properties in Limerick City

The scheme provides financial incentives to encourage new businesses to open in Limerick City. Occupiers of vacant properties are offered incentives for higher order retail and office uses.

Categories: News, Business, Limerick City & County Council

Four new retail outlets for Limerick City Centre

Limerick City Council has welcomed the news that four new retail outlets are scheduled to open in the City Centre in the coming weeks.

Categories: News, Business

Innovative Franchise Event to take place in Limerick

This new and dynamic event is tailored to all franchise stakeholders - potential franchise investors, franchisors, franchisees and those who just want to explore the concept.

Categories: News, Business

Worldwide TechServices to establish European Operations Centre in Limerick with the creation of 62 new jobs

WWTS provides custom infrastructure and managed service solutions for a variety of technologies and customers in the IT market across 82 countries today. The Planned Solution centre in Limerick will support Operations and Sales activities across EMEA.

'Connect and Invest - Limerick' a new marketing initiative to promote Limerick and the Mid West region

IDA Ireland today launched 'Connect and Invest - Limerick' - a digital marketing initiative for attracting inward investment by highlighting the specific attributes of individual regional urban centres.

Categories: News, Business

'Women Unite - It's Our Night' event for International Women's Day

Network Limerick/Clare will host a 'Women Unite - It’s Our Night' event as part of the International Women's Day celebrations taking place worldwide on Friday, 8th March.

Categories: News, Business

Popular Business Mentor Programme Returns to Limerick

SMACHT, the Business Therapy Programme will return to Limerick this week for it’s 3rd successful year.

Categories: News, Business

Limerick City and County Councils welcome 'Living City Initiative'

18th February 2013: The Living City initiative, which only applies to Limerick City and Waterford, provides for tax relief for residents who refurbish Georgian houses in designated areas. It also provides tax relief to retailers who carry out works to upgrade or re-fit their shops in the designated Georgian area.

Categories: News, Limerick City & County Council

Limerick-China Forum kicks off identifying mutual opportunities for the Limerick-Shannon Region and China

The forum aims to establish a not-for-profit entity to foster trade relations between the Limerick-Shannon region and China.

Categories: News, Business

Limerick Day Spa Shortlisted for Prestigeous World Spa

Escape Spa - located at the Absolute Hotel in Limerick - has been shortlisted for 'Day Spa of the Year 2013' by the prestigious World Spa and Wellness Awards. Escape Spa is the only Irish business to be selected.

Categories: News, Business

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