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Limerick City and County Council and An Garda Síochána establish Joint Taskforce to support and assist the community in the St. Mary's Park area of Limerick City

Limerick City and County Council and An Garda Síochána have established a task force as part of Operation Copóg aimed at assisting the community in the St. Mary's Park area of Limerick City. The joint operation will see Limerick City and County Council focusing specifically on a series of projects in the coming weeks, while An Garda Síochána are allocating additional resources to policing the area. 


Issues with Council email service

Limerick City and County Council is currently experiencing an outage with its email service, arising out of an issue with the Exchange environment.


490 volunteers attend Tidy Towns webinar hosted by Limerick City and County Council

A total of 490 volunteers from groups across Limerick city and county attended the most recent Tidy Towns webinar organised by Limerick City and County Council in collaboration with Tidy Towns Unit of the Department of Rural & Community Development. The webinar was the fourth in a series of webinars aimed specifically at Tidy Towns groups, focusing on the application and how best to succeed in the nationwide competition.


Deadline approaching for applications for the Social Enterprise Fund

The deadline for application for the Social Enterprise Development Fund is this Friday 05 March 2021. A total of €400,000 in funding is being made available to social enterprises to help lead the post-Covid economic and social recovery through Rethink Ireland’s Social Enterprise Development Fund 2021.


Limerick’s O’Connell Street revitalisation works to go ahead

Limerick City and County Council has confirmed that work on the €9.1m revitalisation of O’Connell Street will proceed following a review of critical transport infrastructure projects in Limerick. In accordance with the relevant legislation on Covid-19 temporary restrictions, certain essential construction work is permitted. This includes projects involving “the repair, maintenance and construction of critical transport and utility infrastructure”.

St Patrick's Festival

Tune in to take part in this year’s unique Limerick St. Patrick’s Festival

Programme of events supporting local musicians, artists and creatives, with free fun for all the family and friends at home and abroad.

Limerick people at home and abroad are being invited to ‘tune in to take part’ in this year’s jam packed virtual Limerick St. Patrick’s Festival featuring some world class musicians and a host of online events to celebrate our national day!


Fairtrade Limerick reminds consumers that they have the power to ‘Choose the World you want’

Limerick Fairtrade is reminding people that they can ‘Choose the World you want’ when it comes to ethically produced and sustainable products as Fairtrade Fortnight gets underway with a series of virtual events. The purpose of Fairtrade Fortnight is to raise awareness about the positive impact that Fairtrade has on farmers/ producers in the developing world. They face the same challenges that we do, Covid, climate change and economic uncertainty.


Would you like to represent Limerick and your business at the SXSW Conference in Austin, Texas?

Calling all local creatives, entrepreneurs and anyone ready to reimagine the future and what’s next for the worlds of technology, film, culture and music. Innovate Limerick through Film in Limerick is joining forces with Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Limerick to send 10 local film and 10 local tech sector leaders to this year’s virtual SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas.


Limerick company among the winners at National Enterprise Awards

Odyssey Studios, who are supported by Local Enterprise Office Limerick, were winners at this year’s National Enterprise Awards. The awards, which took place virtually, broadcast online from the Mansion House in Dublin, are in their 22nd year and run annually by the Local Enterprise Offices.