The Irish-language poet Dr Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh is the winner of the Michael Hartnett Poetry Award 2019 with her collection Tost agus Allagar, published by Coiscéim.
Would you like to become involved in plotting the future of Limerick’s Laneways? There is a series of laneways behind the main streets in Limerick that are ready to be discovered. As part of Limerick City and County Council’s EU project +CityxChange (Positive City Exchange) we are hoping to create a new community to drive innovation!
Some of Ireland’s greatest poets and musicians will travel to Newcastle West in County Limerick this October for Éigse Michael Hartnett 2019. Traditionally taking place in the spring time, this year’s Éigse is moving to October, which coincides with the 20th anniversary of the man for whom the Éigse was created, poet and author Michael Harnett.
Limerick City and County Council has announced the re-opening of the Barnagh Tunnel to the public, completing the latest phase of the re-development of the Great Southern Greenway Limerick (GSGL).
Judging has been completed in the Limerick Going for Gold Tidy Towns Category with six groups selected as wildcards to compete in the grand final.
As part of the local authority’s programme of reducing the incidence of illegal dumping and fly-tipping, Limerick City and County Council has organised a special Bulk Collection Day.
Wrap up in Culture this Culture Night as Limerick gears up to welcome thousands of culture seekers to over 70 events on Friday 20 September 2019. From daredevil high wire circus acts, to getting a look inside Henry Street Garda Station, reliving 1,000 years of maritime history, exploring the role of small market towns or seeing how you can get involved in the future development of the city centre, Culture Night Limerick has amazing and exciting events all waiting to be unwrapped.
Limerick City and County Council has been informed that there is a person going door-to-door in the Ballyneety/ Grange area of the county, falsely claiming to be an employee/ agent of the Council and telling property owners that they must cut their hedges.
A plaque has been unveiled to mark the ground breaking work of a West Limerick man who translated the holy book of the Sikh religion into English. In 1909 Max Arthur MacAuliffe, completed the classic translation into English of major parts of the Guru Granth, the holy book of the Sikhs.
Limerick business man who has designed a potentially life-saving piece of equipment in running for Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur
A Clarina-based business man who aims to revolutionise how the world approaches search and rescue operations is in the running to be named Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur (IBYE) for 2019.
These days, everyone is talking about biodiversity and Limerick City and County Council is no exception. The Council recently secured funding from the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht under the National Biodiversity Action Plan to eradicate giant hogweed from the River Loobagh and restore and enhance the native biodiversity in the Loobagh catchment.
Limerick selected as pilot for major EU programme aimed at transforming urban areas into positive energy users
Limerick has today been formally unveiled as one of two EU ‘lighthouse’ cities that have been selected for a major climate-change pilot programme that will give a lead to the rest of Europe on how to dramatically reduce the carbon footprint of urban areas.