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Untapping Limerick’s potential as a tourism destination can lead to creation of 1,500 new jobs

A new strategy to develop tourism across Limerick city and county envisages that the total number of visitors to Limerick will reach 1.1 million per annum, generating more than €360 million in revenue and creating 1,500 new jobs by 2023. Limerick Tourism Development Strategy 2019 - 2023 has identified Limerick’s unique position on the west coast of Ireland and as a gateway to the Wild Atlantic Way as central to developing the sector.


Helping to Bridge the Gap in learning between communities

Experts in Lifelong Learning from Learning Cities in Ireland and around the world joined Limerick participants to explore how we can bridge the gap between urban and rural, young and old, returning to learning and welcoming communities.


Mayor welcomes recent jobs announcement in Limerick as a huge boost for the region

Mayor of the City and County of Limerick, Cllr. James Collins has said that the announcement of 645 jobs in Limerick reflects a new era of prosperity in the Mid-West. His comments come as financial services company FundRock announced the opening of its new office in Limerick with the creation of 45 positions in the next year and a half.