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Shred your confidential documents and hard-drives for FREE

A special event is taking place to allow businesses and householders throughout Limerick to drop off confidential documents, computer hard-drives and other forms of data carrying media to be shredded free of charge. The one-day event is taking place at the Mungret Recycling Centre on Saturday 01 February 2020 from 11am until 3pm.


Have you discussed the issue of End of Life preferences with your loved one?

It is that topic that most people avoid talking about – End of Life. But it is an important one to discuss, especially if you have specific wishes or plans that you want carried out. What happens if a loved one becomes incapacitated? What happens when a loved one dies? Do they have special requests? What happens with their estate? Do they have a will?


Six of the best for Team Limerick Clean-Up!

Registration is now open for the sixth edition of Team Limerick Clean-Up (TLC), due to take place on Good Friday, 10th April, across Limerick city and county. Celebrating another great year for the much-loved community event, volunteers are urged to sign up early at and join the 20,000+ volunteers expected to once again show their support for their locality.


Limerick to be national exemplar in fight against climate change this year as it launches its programme for European Green Leaf Year 2020

Limerick’s green credentials deepened today as it launched its European Green Leaf Year with the announcement of a programme of events to mark the European Commission designation. Some 26 events and initiatives are so far scheduled for a packed programme in Limerick, which was awarded the designation along with Belgian city Mechelen in recognition of its commitment to better environmental outcomes.


70 plus training events unveiled for Limerick businesses

Limerick Local Enterprise Office has launched its Training & Development Programme for 2020. The Training & Development Programme 2020 contains over 70 training programmes as well as information on business advice clinics running throughout the year and is targeted at small business owners. The Programme also contains details of other initiatives such as the Website Development Grant and Assistance towards attendance at Trade Shows.


Limerick to unveil much awaited new brand on January 30th to strengthen its competitive edge nationally and internationally

An essential step in the exciting and transformative Limerick journey will be taken on Thursday 30th January 2020 as it unveils a first ever brand to strengthen its competitive edge nationally and internationally. Limerick City and County Council, after a careful and detailed process, has finalised an all-embracing brand position that it will promote across all high-potential markets. This will be promoted to raise the profile of the city and county as a destination for inward industry and tourism investment and to attract people to live, work and play here.


Regeneron Great Limerick Run celebrates new decade determined to take event to another level

Up to 15,000 people are expected to register for the 2020 Regeneron Great Limerick Run, the largest amount ever to take part in the event. The 2020 version of the single biggest mass participation event outside of Dublin was launched today (Monday) by Deputy Mayor of the City and County of Limerick, Cllr. Adam Teskey who said that everything suggests the organisers and sponsors are set to take the run to another level across the next decade.


Limerick in the running for 10 All-Ireland Community and Council Awards including ‘Best Connected Council’

Limerick projects has been shortlisted for 10 awards at this year’s All Ireland Community and Council Awards, including ‘Best Connected Council (Communication & Digital Marketing)’. The awards highlight and celebrate the work done by the local authorities as well as volunteers and groups in our communities and recognise the important contribution they make to our lives.