Limerick in the News

60 new jobs for Limerick as Legato sets up R&D hub

The technology services provider will operate a hybrid workplace just outside Limerick city. Read More - Silicon Republic.


Watch for a new generation of smaller smart cities

To learn more about a smaller, progressive city not yet on the world’s smart-city radar, I reached out to the head of digital strategy at the City of Limerick, in the beautiful Midwest of Ireland. Read More - Dr Reichental's Smart City, STATE SCOOP.


Minister Niall Collins launches new state-of-the-art sports campus in Limerick

A new state-of-the-art sports campus was launched today (30.08.21) by Minister of State for Skills and Further Education, Niall Collins TD, in Limerick City. Read More - Limerick Post.


10 local businesses to watch in Limerick

One of Ireland’s oldest cities, Limerick and its surrounding county is home to a thriving coterie of dynamic young enterprises with local heart and global vision. Read More - ThinkBusiness.ie


UL research helps develop device that could boost smartphone battery life

As part of an international effort, researchers from UL have helped develop new technology that could greatly reduce power consumption in devices. Read More - Sicilcon Republic.


20 new jobs announced for Limerick’s Hybrid Technology Partners

The company plans to create 55 additional jobs over the next three years, with roles including IT managers. Read More - Silicon Republic.


First Look: New Limerick brand highlights 'destination with an edge'

A new Limerick brand designed by M&C Saatchi will encourage visitors, business people and investors "to see the city and county with fresh eyes". That's according to Mayor of City and County, Cllr Michael Sheahan, who presided over the launch of Limerick's first ever international brand and marketing campaign. Read More - Independent.ie.


330 new jobs and increase in student numbers by 4,000 as part of ambitious new UL Strategic Plan

University of Limerick (UL) expects to create over 330 additional jobs and recruit a further 4,000 students in the coming five years, according to its President, Dr Des Fitzgerald. Read More.


Gardens International nominated for three major building awards nominations in one week

Recognition of Limerick Twenty Thirty delivery of a world-class commercial building with Gardens International continues with the shortlisting of Gardens International for three major awards. Read More.


Shannon lands two more new routes for 2020

Shannon Group CEO Mary Considine welcomed the announcement by Aer Lingus of two new European routes from Shannon to Paris and Barcelona, highlighting the benefits of the connections for the region. Read More.


Draw Out Urban Exhibitionist Returns to the Streets of Limerick

A mural depicting the world renowned Hollywood actress and Limerick native, Constance Smith, is the first in a series to be unveiled by Draw Out Urban Exhibitionists in conjunction with Limerick City and County Council. Read More.


Limerick’s Female Entrepreneurs are making it happen

Limerick’s female entrepreneurs are continuing to make business happen despite economic difficulties as the largest-ever programme of events for National Women’s Enterprise Day has taken place across the country. Read More.


New food website launched in Limerick to profile Limerick food and drink businesses

A new central hub to highlight all things food in Limerick has been launched. LimerickFood.ie is a new website based on the Food Strategy for Limerick 2016–2018 and aims to promote and develop Limerick’s food and drink industry by showcasing the wealth of high quality, tasty food and drink on offer across Limerick city and county. Read More.


LEAF 2020 - New four day festival announced for Limerick

Limerick’s Electronic Arts Festival, LEAF will attract over 20,000 participants to a range of re-imagined city centre venues from Thursday 5th to Sunday 8th March 2020. Read More.


Treaty yourself with fun-filled family trip to Limerick

Limerick is a city steeped in history and culture, which makes it an ideal destination for explorers big and small to visit. Read More - Buzz.ie.


Influence of aviation on Ireland’s economic development over the past 50 years recognised with major award

The impact of aviation, with Shannon Airport’s role pivotal, in the development of Ireland has been recognised in a major award, ahead of projects such as the state motorway programme and even the introduction of the Smoking Ban. Read More.


Limerick City and County Council welcomes government go ahead for Foynes to Limerick Road

Limerick City and County Council has welcomed the government go-ahead to submit the Foynes to Limerick Road project to An Bord Pleanála for approval. Read More.


Limerick tech company pioneering AI and drones in river rescue

Limerick technology company Deepseek aims to speed up the process in river rescues by using artificial intelligence. Read More - Irish Times.


Watch House Cross Library to spearhead Age Friendly Access in Limerick

Watch House Cross Library in Limerick is one of a number of libraries across the country to be nominated as an Age Friendly Library. Read More - Limerick Post.


Massive boost for six County Limerick towns and villages

Six towns and villages around Limerick have received a major boost thanks to approval for projects under the Towns and Villages Renewal Scheme 2019. Read More.


Limerick’s Cotter Brothers win Engineers Ireland Innovative Student Engineer of the Year Award

Limerick brothers Jack and Nick Cotter have been awarded the Engineers Ireland Innovative Student Engineer of the Year Award 2019, sponsored by Siemens, for their innovative lamb handling system, the Cotter Crate. Read More - Engineers Ireland.


Analog Devices wins top prize at Limerick Chamber business awards

Analog Devices has won the overall award for business of the year at the Limerick Chamber Regional Business Awards. Read More - Limerick Leader.


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