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Huge boost for Limerick and Mid-West as work at Opera Site commences

Demolition and enabling works begin for €200m project that will provide platform for Limerick out of current economic challenges.

The biggest single commercial property programme investment in Limerick and largest ever outside the capital got underway today at the Opera Site.


Happen – A Network of High-Quality Co-Working Spaces launched in the Mid-West

Happen is a network of co-working spaces in the Mid-West region that has just been launched in Limerick today (Monday 23 Nov 2020). The network, facilitated by Innovate Limerick and the Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) in Limerick, Clare and Tipperary, comprises both public and private co-working spaces across these three counties, as well as in North Kerry.


Winning Limerick Edge Embrace competition has photograph up in lights

The winning image from the Limerick Edge Embrace photography competition is now up in lights with its installation on a billboard in one of Limerick’s prime advertising locations. Tony Clancy’s image of Curraghchase Park captured the hearts of the judges and the voting public in the professional category of the Limerick Edge Embrace competition, which was run by Limerick City and County Council.


Limerick Waste Awareness Week focuses on helping people make greener choices

Limerick Waste Awareness Week aims to get people to look at the waste that they are creating and see how they can reduce it, either at source or by finding other uses for unwanted items. Running from the 23-27 November the focus of the week is to highlight ways that we can help reduce the amount of waste we create by searching for the greener options such as recycling, reducing, and reusing.


Public Consultation begins on N/M20 Cork to Limerick Scheme

Public consultation on the second phase of N/M20 Cork to Limerick Improvement project has commenced today (Thursday 19 November), following an online briefing to elected representatives from across the region. The project will be developed broadly within the existing N20 corridor via Croom, Charleville, Buttevant, Mallow and Blarney.


Happy 15th Birthday to Limerick as a Fairtrade City

The Mayor of the City and County of Limerick has marked the 15th anniversary of Limerick as a Fairtrade City. Mayor Michael Collins took part in an online meeting this afternoon with the Limerick Fairtrade Committee to celebrate their birthday and to acknowledge the tireless work that has been going on for 15 years.


Minister O’Brien launches 2019 Public Participation Network Annual Report

The Minister of State with responsibility for Community Development and Charities, Mr. Joe O’Brien, TD, today (19 November 2020) launched the 2019 Annual Report of the Public Participation Networks. This is the fourth Annual Report on the Public Participation Networks (PPNs), which were established to facilitate active citizen participation in policymaking at local authority level. The report provides a positive reflection of the variety of work done as well as showing continued growth throughout the country.