Ten Limerick City & County Council projects have been shortlisted for awards in the twentieth annual Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards 2023.
The awards, sponsored by the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage recognise and celebrate the outstanding work being carried out by Local Authorities all over Ireland.
The shortlisted Limerick City and County Council projects and their awards category are as follows:
Crafting Connections - Age Friendly Initiative
Limerick's First School Street - An Mhodhscoil - Climate Change
Limerick Student City - Communications
Limerick on Foot - Health & Wellbeing
HAP APP - Local Authority Innovation
Regeneration Community Jobs Fair - Municipal District Initiative
Engine Collaboration Centre - Promoting Economic Development
Student Planners: Inspiring Future Generations - Supporting Sustainable Communities
Discover Limerick - Supporting Tourism
Decarbonising Together - Sustaining the Arts
Mayor of the City and County of Limerick, Cllr Gerald Mitchell said:
“I want to congratulate everyone involved in the shortlisted projects. It is great to see so many initiatives from the hardworking staff at Limerick City and County Council being recognised by Chambers Ireland. These projects are just a small sample of the great work being carried out in collaboration with other stakeholders across the county to improve quality of life for us all.”
Chief Executive of Limerick City and County Council, Dr Pat Daly said:
“Limerick City and County Council continues to be at the forefront of innovation. The projects that have been shortlisted for these prestigious awards run the gamut from environmental to healthy living, economic development, tourism and the arts. These projects reflect the Council’s community focussed approach, our drive to foster entrepreneurial spirit and our goals of creating a vibrant living city, towns and villages while enhancing Limerick’s profile nationally and internationally.”
The 2023 Excellence in Local Government Awards will be presented at an event in Dublin in November.
For further information on the awards visit: https://chambers.ie/event/excellence-in-local-government-awards/