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Fairtrade Limerick reminds consumers that they have the power to ‘Choose the World you want’

Limerick Fairtrade is reminding people that they can ‘Choose the World you want’ when it comes to ethically produced and sustainable products as Fairtrade Fortnight gets underway with a series of virtual events. The purpose of Fairtrade Fortnight is to raise awareness about the positive impact that Fairtrade has on farmers/ producers in the developing world. They face the same challenges that we do, Covid, climate change and economic uncertainty.


Would you like to represent Limerick and your business at the SXSW Conference in Austin, Texas?

Calling all local creatives, entrepreneurs and anyone ready to reimagine the future and what’s next for the worlds of technology, film, culture and music. Innovate Limerick through Film in Limerick is joining forces with Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Limerick to send 10 local film and 10 local tech sector leaders to this year’s virtual SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas.


Limerick company among the winners at National Enterprise Awards

Odyssey Studios, who are supported by Local Enterprise Office Limerick, were winners at this year’s National Enterprise Awards. The awards, which took place virtually, broadcast online from the Mansion House in Dublin, are in their 22nd year and run annually by the Local Enterprise Offices.


Major Transformational Projects Proposed for Limerick

Limerick City and County Council has announced a major transformational development proposal across three key sites in Limerick City in an investment in the region of €400m, including a new state-of-the-art medical facility and the creation of over 200 construction jobs across the sites.


Smart new appointment to drive digital transformation of Limerick

Limerick City and County Council has announced the appointment of a new Head of Digital Strategy, who will drive the implementation of the Smart Limerick strategy, coordinating EU projects, support the broadband rollout and the development of the Council’s digital plans.


Clarification on Limerick’s parklets

As part of initiatives to guide Limerick through Covid-19, Limerick City and County Council provided two parklet plazas for use by the people of Limerick, one on O’Connell Street and the other on Catherine Street. They have been well received and are a hugely welcome and successful addition to the streetscape of the city. Indeed, they are constantly in use, even during the cold winter weather.


Call for Innovative Ideas to Make Limerick City 'Energy Positive'

The leaders of the +CityxChange project in Limerick are running an Open Call to the public, looking for innovative ideas to improve how homes, businesses and residents use energy. The overall project is working to develop areas of 'positive energy' in Limerick city which produce more energy than they consume.


Limerick’s Odyssey Studios hoping for glory at National Enterprise Awards

One of Limerick’s most impressive businesses, Odyssey Studios, have been announced as a finalist for this year’s National Enterprise Awards. The awards, an initiative of the Local Enterprise Office, will take place virtually on Thursday 11th February. Odyssey Studios will compete against 29 other national finalists for a prize fund totaling €50,000.