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N/M20 Cork To Limerick Road Improvement Scheme Update

The Cork to Limerick scheme will be developed within the broad N20 corridor via Charleville and Mallow. Elected Representatives from the region were informed of this decision and updated on progress on the Cork to Limerick scheme at a briefing held today (February 19th) in Charleville.


Two Limerick projects win at prestigious community awards

The Bingo Wings Project with Fidget Feet and St. Gabriel’s Orthotic Centre have been announced as winners at this year’s All Ireland Community & Council Awards. The ceremony presented by IPB Insurance and Local Authority Members Association (LAMA) took place in Croke Park Stadium, Dublin. The prestigious awards are in their 14th year and recognise and celebrate community groups and councils working together across Ireland.


Transformed Limerick launches ambitious international marketing programme in New York

Limerick, Ireland’s third largest city, declared a bold ambition for US inward growth and investment with the unveiling in New York of a new brand positioning and international marketing campaign. Limerick: Atlantic Edge, European Embrace was unveiled to an audience that included representatives from the New York business and arts communities, Tourism Ireland and the Limerick diaspora at the Irish Consulate on Park Avenue last night (Thursday).


Second Limerick Economic Monitor (LEM) finds Limerick momentum continues

Limerick’s rising status as one of Ireland’s most attractive locations to live, work, learn, do business in and visit has been advanced by its second economic monitor, which shows that 2019 was another major year of progress for the city and county. The Limerick Economic Monitor (LEM) involves the analysis of Limerick’s economic and fiscal status annually by EY-DKM Economic Advisory.


New waste prevention initiative unveiled in Limerick

Limerick City and County Council is delighted to welcome a new waste prevention initiative to Limerick. The 2GoCup is Ireland’s first deposit and return scheme for hot beverage cups which so far has saved over 2.5 million single use cups. Since arriving in Limerick, the 2GoCup is being used in Limerick City and County Council’s Nourish canteen Merchant’s Quay and another MasterChef premises in Mary Immaculate College along with Abbey River Coffee and the Green Onion Café, Rutland Street.


Storm Ciara Update

As a result of the current weather forecast (with the predicted wind impacts of winds from Storm Ciara) combined with a period of high tides, Limerick City and County Council is currently taking precautionary measures including the mobilisation of additional flood defences in Limerick City, Foynes and Askeaton. The public, and in particular vulnerable property owners, should be cautious in respect of areas near the River Shannon that are known high risk areas, and take measures as necessary.


BAFTA winning Film Director to speak to budding filmmakers in Limerick and Ennis

Part of Film Meet Up' - a series from Film in Limerick to develop regional Film and TV sector.

BAFTA Award winning film director and former member of the Beta Band John Maclean is to come to the mid west to speak to local filmmakers. Acclaimed film director John Maclean will be delivering a workshop on directing a first feature film on Wednesday 12 February in Ennis and on Thursday 13 in Limerick.


How to get ahead in the Tidy Towns competition

Limerick City and County Council is hosting a FREE seminar where top tips in how to succeed in the Tidy Towns competition will be on offer. Community groups, organisations, and individuals are invited to attend Limerick’s Annual Tidy Towns Seminar taking place in the Great National South Court Hotel, Raheen on Tuesday 11 February 2020 from 6.15pm.


Transformed Limerick looks to raise the bar again with launch of ambitious international marketing programme

Limerick today declared a bold ambition for growth with the unveiling of a first ever brand positioning and international marketing campaign. ‘Limerick: Atlantic Edge, European Embrace’ was unveiled today, becoming the first major branding of the city and county to promote it nationally and globally as a destination for inward industry investment, tourism, education and for people to live and work in.