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Limerick among four Fast Track Cities to support HIV awareness and testing

Limerick City and County Council has today signed up to a global initiative aimed at boosting HIV prevention and treatment, and reducing stigma. Limerick is one of four cities in Ireland - Dublin, Cork and Galway are the other three - now part of the HIV Fast Track Cities initiative.


‘Dance for the Oceans’ says ‘No!’ to Single Use bottles

Limerick City and County Council has partnered with the Limerick Dance Academy to support waste prevention in an innovative way. Say no to plastic bottles and save the oceans of tomorrow is the key message from the Dance for our Oceans video.


Limerick City and County Council Chief Executive Conn Murray to step down

Limerick City and County Council has today confirmed that its Chief Executive Conn Murray is to leave the role once his existing contract expires on 14 August next. Mr Murray confirmed his decision in a letter to newly appointed Mayor of the City and County of Limerick, Cllr Michael Sheahan, councillors and staff this morning.


Michael Sheahan elected as new Mayor of the City and County of Limerick

Fine Gael’s Michael Sheahan has been elected the new Mayor of the City and County of Limerick. He was proposed by party colleague John Sheahan and seconded by Fianna Fáil’s Michael Collins. In a packed council chamber in Dooradoyle, family and friends of Cllr Sheahan gathered in expectation ahead of the election, including his three-month old only grandchild Courtney.


Limerick SME secures Regional Title at National Enterprise Awards

ABS Engineering Control Services, based in Castlemahon has won the Regional award for the South West Region, comprising of Counties Limerick, Clare, Kerry and Tipperary, at this year’s National Enterprise Awards, organised by the Local Enterprise Offices to celebrate Ireland’s best small businesses.


Please… Not Around Us!

A new campaign has been launched by Limerick City and County Council and Healthy Limerick to promote a Tobacco-Free society and encourage those who smoke to get help to quit.