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Essential sewer upgrade works in Limerick City Centre completed

Irish Water has completed works to upgrade the sewer network in O'Connell Street. This is an important milestone which will help address odour issues, reduce sewer flooding and upgrade the sewers for the long-term benefit of businesses and residents in the City Centre.


Limerick City and County Council urges public to conduct council business online or by phone

Access to Limerick City and County Council public offices will be by appointment only with effect from 5pm today, Wednesday 21 October 2020 due to the Level 5 restrictions set to be imposed due to the Covid 19 pandemic. The action has been taken in order to protect its staff and members of the public and will remain in effect for six weeks. This date may change depending on Government and Health expert advice.


Redevelopment of two Limerick City Centre properties will create model for transformation of Georgian Limerick into exciting modern living space

Two Limerick City and County Council demonstration projects are set to create a model for transforming Georgian Limerick properties into exciting, modern living spaces. Working in collaboration with Limerick City and County Council’s Urban Innovation Department, which is spearheading a range of exciting initiatives for revitalising the City Centre, Limerick Twenty Thirty will project manage the two ‘pathfinder projects’ for the local authority as a roadmap for new residential living in the historic Georgian core in Limerick.


Shop early and local this Christmas, Mayor and Chamber urge Limerick people

Limerick City and County Council and Limerick Chamber have called on the people of Limerick to support home grown businesses by shopping local and early as the Christmas period approaches. As new Covid Level 5 restrictions begin this Thursday just weeks away from the launch of the traditional festive season, Mayor of the City and County of Limerick Cllr Michael Collins said that this year, of all years, we need to think local.


A fifth of all eligible Limerick businesses yet to apply for Business Restart Grant Plus scheme

Around 80 per cent of businesses in Limerick who are eligible for the Business Grant Plus scheme have applied for funding from Limerick City and County Council. To date Limerick City and County Council has received 4,211 applications with a value of €19.5 million, while 3,856 applications have been processed with €17.8 million having been paid to businesses in Limerick. 


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Search is on for Limerick’s best student entrepreneurs

Student entrepreneurs across Limerick city and county have begun their journey in this year’s Student Enterprise Programme, with eyes on next year’s National Final. This Local Enterprise Office (LEO) run programme will be delivered differently, given the current restrictions across the country, and the Grand Final, which will take place on Friday 14th May 2021, will be a virtual one.


Limerick City and County Council shortlisted for 10 Excellence in Local Government Awards

Limerick City and County Council has been shortlisted for 10 Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards for 2020. The Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards are held annually in conjunction with the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage. The 2020 awards will be the 17th year of the event.


Limerick delivers robust economic response to COVID-19

Limerick’s resilience has come to the fore during COVID-19, with key indicators from the second of this year’s biannual Limerick Economic Monitors reflecting well on the city and county’s ability to ride out the pandemic.