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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
People of Moyross and the Limerick region the true winners from this decision.
The Mayor of the City and County of Limerick Cllr Michael Collins has welcomed the decision by the Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan to give the go ahead to the Coonagh to Knockalisheen Road.
Looking ahead to this Good Friday amid continuing uncertainty due to Covid-19, Team Limerick Clean-Up has produced a special message from Limerick’s All-Ireland winner, Cian Lynch, alongside an announcement that the event will take place this year, in full compliance with HSE guidelines.
#ReadySpreadyGo! Limerick City and County Council invites weird, wacky and wonderful in name game for gritting and road repair vehicles
No ‘Gritter Thunberg’, ‘Gritsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Anti-Slip Machiney’ or even a wilder card again, ‘Boaty McBoatface’ – they’re all gone! But Limerick City and County Council is, nonetheless, inviting entries in a competition to name its new winter maintenance vehicles.
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.
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.