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Limerick City and County Council’s prudent budget for uncertain times

Limerick City and County Council plans to maintain services at existing levels following adoption of the 2022 budget which will see a slight increase in day to day spending next year. The Council will continue to deliver on key frontline services and maintain our ability to react to unforeseen events such as the COVD-19 pandemic and extreme weather.


Property Marking Machines to aid in reducing property crime across Limerick

Limerick City and County Council is teaming up with An Garda Síochána, community groups across Limerick to help reduce the incidence of property theft.

The Council has purchased two property marking machines at a cost of €12,650 which can be loaned out to community groups who in turn organise property marking events in the localities.


Limerick Greenway will not be affected by N21 Newcastle West Road Scheme

Limerick City and County Council wishes to allay people’s concerns about the operation of the Limerick Greenway following publication of the preferred option for the N21 Newcastle West Road Scheme. Limerick City and County Council is aware of the concerns expressed by the public in respect to the potential impact the scheme may have on the Limerick Greenway. 


Public consultation period begins for the Limerick City and Environs Flood Relief Scheme

Limerick City and County Council is inviting members of the public and other stakeholders to give their views on the proposed Limerick City and Environs Flood Relief Scheme. The purpose of this early-stage consultation event is to give interested parties an overview of the project, to offer them the opportunity to engage with the project team, and tell their experiences of flooding in Limerick City and its environs and offer views on how the scheme should progress.


Lough Gur receives first ever Green Flag Award

Lough Gur has been awarded a Green Flag in recognition of exceptional work carried out by Limerick City and County Council at the scenic Lakeshore Park over the previous two years. The park was officially conferred with the international mark of quality for parks and green spaces today.


Civic Reception for Limerick’s All-Ireland Hurling Champions postponed

Limerick City and County Council regrets to announce that the Civic Reception planned to celebrate the achievements of Limerick’s All-Ireland Hurling Champions of 2021 has been postponed.

The Mayor of the City and County of Limerick Cllr Daniel Butler and Council officials regret that this decision has had to be taken, but the evolving Covid-19 situation and advice from health professionals mean it’s prudent not to hold such a gathering at this time.


Lunch & Learn Webinars for European Week for Waste Reduction

To mark European Week for Waste Reduction running between 20 and 28 November, Limerick City and County Council, Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Limerick along with Cairde Social Enterprises, Adapt Shop and Tait Enterprises have joined forces to present a series of ‘Lunch & Learn’ webinars focusing on sustainability and the circular economy.


Christmas in Limerick gets underway!

The Christmas in Limerick season has officially begun this weekend with the Christmas lights in Limerick city centre being turned on. The traditional switching on ceremony was unable to take place, but through the sprinkling of some festive magic, Mayor Daniel Butler had some help from local sporting heroes, Olympic hockey player Roisin Upton and hurling legend Cian Lynch to ‘lift the lights’ magically leading to all the Limerick city centre lights shining brightly.

To help get Limerick ready for the season, Limerick City and County Council has launched which highlights all things Christmas in Limerick over the festive period.