Limerick City and County Council has today given local retailers a timely boost in the face of the Covid-19 crisis with the official launch of a FREE unique online platform to help them trade while their doors are closed, and connecting Limerick consumers with local suppliers for their shopping needs.
The Mayor of the City and County of Limerick Cllr Michael Sheahan has thanked the City of Hangzhou in China for its generous gift of 10,000 PPE face masks as the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic continues.
The Mayor of the City and County of Limerick Cllr Michael Sheahan has congratulated the Co Limerick-born journalist Malachy Browne on being awarded a Pulitzer Prize for journalism.
Innovate Limerick through Film in Limerick is to host an online workshop for local filmmakers on accessing film funding. Meet the Funders will take place on Wednesday 6 May at 2pm and is the latest in the Film in Limerick series of Wednesday Workshops open to anyone in the Mid-West with an interest in filmmaking.
Limerick City and County Council has announced the opening of applications for bursary funding for artists worth a total of €24,000. Five Individual Arts Bursary Awards will be chosen while there is one Dolores O'Riordan Music Bursary Award available for eligible artists. Funding is up to €4,000 for each award.
Limerick City and County Council is capitalising on the restrictions under Covid-19 to give Limerick City Centre a deep clean. Street surfaces, street furniture and bins are getting cleaned as part of programme of works involving contractors Premier Cleaning, who are deep clean specialists.
Limerick Museum and the People's Museum have joined forces to establish an exciting and innovative project on Limerick’s experience of the Covid-19 pandemic. The two museums want the people of Limerick, both at home and abroad, to send them stories and pictures about their response to the crisis. These will be used in a joint exhibition to be held by both museums when things get back to normal.
Limerick City woman makes homemade masks for volunteers and urges we replicate nationwide programme of her native Thailand
The donor and maker of masks for volunteers signed up to the Limerick Covid-19 Community Response believes that a ‘homemade’ masks programme here has the potential to help replicate the hugely successful Covid-19 response in her native Thailand.
Hermitage Green to play FREE gig for Limerick’s virtual Riverfest.
Limerick City and County Council has announced that a virtual Riverfest will take place this May Bank Holiday weekend featuring live music, food, fashion and a flavour of Limerick’s favourite festival.
Limerick City and County Council is calling for an end to illegal dumping after it has seen an increase in the number of complaints over the past number of weeks. Since the restrictions imposed by the government as part of plans to prevent the spread of Covid-19, there has been an increase in incidences of illegal dumping.
Limerick City and County Council is advising all community groups, tidy towns’ groups and residents’ associations not to organise community clean-ups and litter picks at this time. Due to Covid-19 guidance and restrictions, as well as the Council concentrating on the provision of essential services, Limerick City and County Council is not in a position to facilitate such initiatives including the collection of the resulting rubbish and litter.
Innovate Limerick through Film in Limerick is delighted to announce that top American, independent film producer Alicia Van Couvering will join us Wednesday 29th April at 4pm for a free online film masterclass on creative producing. The masterclass is the latest in the Wednesday Workshops series and is open to anyone in the Mid-West with an interest in filmmaking.