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Limerick authors included in new national campaign to celebrate Irish writers and rewards of reading during Covid-19

Limerick City and County Libraries are taking part in a new national campaign to celebrate Irish writers while encouraging everyone to discover ‘Rewarding Reads’ during Covid-19. The libraries around Limerick have teamed up with libraries nationwide to join with Creative Ireland to remind everyone that they can start a new story and discover lots of rewarding reads through their library,even while Covid-19 restrictions are in place.


Essential sewer upgrade works in Limerick City Centre completed

Irish Water has completed works to upgrade the sewer network in O'Connell Street. This is an important milestone which will help address odour issues, reduce sewer flooding and upgrade the sewers for the long-term benefit of businesses and residents in the City Centre.


Limerick City and County Council urges public to conduct council business online or by phone

Access to Limerick City and County Council public offices will be by appointment only with effect from 5pm today, Wednesday 21 October 2020 due to the Level 5 restrictions set to be imposed due to the Covid 19 pandemic. The action has been taken in order to protect its staff and members of the public and will remain in effect for six weeks. This date may change depending on Government and Health expert advice.


Redevelopment of two Limerick City Centre properties will create model for transformation of Georgian Limerick into exciting modern living space

Two Limerick City and County Council demonstration projects are set to create a model for transforming Georgian Limerick properties into exciting, modern living spaces. Working in collaboration with Limerick City and County Council’s Urban Innovation Department, which is spearheading a range of exciting initiatives for revitalising the City Centre, Limerick Twenty Thirty will project manage the two ‘pathfinder projects’ for the local authority as a roadmap for new residential living in the historic Georgian core in Limerick.


New Limerick Theatre Bursaries announced

Theatre artists and practitioners living and working in Limerick are invited to apply for new Theatre Bursaries which will provide an enhanced support to the sector as a response to Covid-19. Limerick City and County Council’s Culture and Arts Office and Lime Tree Theatre/ Belltable are working in partnership to offer three theatre bursaries of up to €5000 each.