Limerick City and County Council to CPO a further 24 derelict properties

  • Derelict Sites - Elm Park, Castletroy
  • Derelict Sites - Forty Acres, Bruree
  • Derelict Sites - Montpelier
  • Derelict Sites - Railway View, Knocklong
  • Derelict Sites - Wolfe Tone Street, Kilmallock

A further 24 properties from across Limerick city and county are being purchased compulsorily by the local authority as part of a wider strategy to rejuvenate our towns and villages.

Among the properties being CPO’ed in this tranche are:

  • Three properties in Railway View, Knocklong East
  • Three-storey property in Sexton Street, Limerick City
  • A former schoolhouse in Kilmallock
  • Athenaeum Hall, Cecil Street, Limerick
  • Homes in Murroe, Montpelier, Foynes and Bruree

The objective of the Compulsory Purchase Orders is to tackle dereliction which will allow our towns and villages to be renewed and provide much needed affordable homes for people.

We want to create the conditions where we can build vibrant, strong and sustainable communities across Limerick, and tackling dereliction is part of this process.

To date, Limerick City and County Council has started the CPO process on more than 100 properties and many of the CPOs already completed have been sold or are up for sale to interested parties.

The 24 properties are:

Location Description of Derelict Sites
Sexton St, Limerick A three-storey, mid-terraced, residential dwelling and surrounding land at 4 Sexton Street, Limerick
Montpelier A detached residential bungalow and surrounding land at Montpelier, O’Briensbridge, Co. Limerick
Elm Park, Castletroy A two-storey, semi-detached, residential dwelling and surrounding land situate at 217 Elm Grove Close, Elm Park, Castletroy, Limerick
Mill Road, Corbally A residential dwelling house and surrounding land situate at Mill Road, Corbally, Limerick
Murroe A semi-detached, dormer-style bungalow and surrounding land at 10 Cois na Coille, Murroe, Co. Limerick
Bruree A bungalow dwelling house and surrounding land at Forty Acres, Bruree, Co. Limerick
Kilmallock A multi-storey, former commercial warehouse and surrounding land at Wolfe Tone Street, Kilmallock, Co. Limerick
Kilmallock A detached, two-storey, former schoolhouse and surrounding land at 3 Wolfe Tone Street, Kilmallock, Co. Limerick
Knocklong A two-storey commercial/ residential units and surrounding land at Bridge Street, Knocklong, Co. Limerick
Knocklong A site comprising and surrounding land at Railway View, Knocklong East, Co. Limerick
Knocklong A site comprising a semi-detached, two storey, commercial unit and surrounding land at Railway View, Knocklong East, Co. Limerick
Knocklong A site comprising single storey commercial units and surrounding land situate at Railway View, Knocklong East, Co. Limerick
Cecil Street, Limerick A site comprising an attached, five-bay, two and three-storey, former lecture theatre and surrounding land at Athenaeum Hall, 29 Cecil Street, Limerick
Ballycummin, Raheen A site comprising a cottage and surrounding land at Ballycummin, Raheen, Limerick
Mungret Street, Limerick A site comprising a demolished site and surrounding land situate at 69 - 72 Mungret Street, Limerick
Catherine Street, Limerick A site comprising a terraced, three-storey over basement, red brick residential building and surrounding land at 23 Catherine Street, Limerick
Jesuit Lane, Limerick A site comprising a two storey, flat roofed, residential unit and surrounding land at Jesuit Lane, Limerick
Foynes A site comprising a detached, dormer dwelling and surrounding land at 26 Marine Cove, Foynes, Co. Limerick
Castlemahon A site comprising an unfinished residential development and surrounding land at Kilready, Castlemahon, Co. Limerick
Thomondgate A site comprising a former grocery store on ground floor and residential unit on first floor and surrounding land at 9A and 9B Thomondgate, Limerick
County View Terrace, Ballinacurra A site comprising a mid-terrace, two-bay, two-storey, redbrick house and surrounding land at 17 County View Terrace, Ballinacurra, Limerick
Ballinacurra Gardens, Limerick A site comprising a semi-detached dwelling house and surrounding land at 34 Ballinacurra Gardens, Limerick
Bruree A site comprising a semi-detached cottage and surrounding land at Station Road, Bruree, Co. Limerick
Newcastle West A site comprising a two-storey, semi-detached dwelling house and surrounding land at 16 Hawthorn Drive, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick

A full list of sites currently on the Derelict Sites is on Limerick.ie here.

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