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Stage 1 approval granted for 20 new homes in Moyross

Limerick City and County Council has received Stage 1 approval for 20 new homes in Cliona Park, Moyross and associated infrastructural upgrade works to Moyross Avenue from the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage.


Launch of Limerick United Against Racism campaign

A new anti-racism campaign, Limerick United Against Racism, is inviting everyone in Limerick to help #RootOutRacismLK by talking about racism with your family, friends, colleagues or teammates on World Diversity Day, 21st May.


‘Meet your new employer’ at Our Lady of Lourdes Jobs Fair

Residents in the Regeneration communities and further afield are being encouraged to attend a Jobs Fair in the area, to ‘meet their new employer’.

The Jobs Fair is taking place this Wednesday 18th May in Our Lady of Lourdes National School, Rosbrien from 6pm - 8pm.


Over 130 events on offer in Limerick’s Lifelong Learning Festival

The 12th annual Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival takes place from Monday 23rd to Sunday 29th May, with over 130 free events and activities taking place throughout the city and county.

This year’s theme is Learn Something New in 2022, and sees the welcome return of in-person events, along with online and hybrid experiences. With such ample variety, there is sure to be something for everyone to choose from.


Inaugural Limerick Opera Festival to take place in May

Opera will be performed across Limerick city as part of the inaugural Limerick Opera Festival later this month of May. The Limerick Opera Festival kicks-off on Friday 20th May, and will see the Opera Festival take up residence in the Green Yard Café at Punches Cross, probably one of the most fashionable venues in Limerick City.


Limerick City and County Council surprised at comments by Limerick Chamber

Limerick City and County Council is surprised at the comments made by Limerick Chamber about the ongoing revitalisation works along O’Connell Street.

The aim of this important project is to re-invigorate Limerick's premier street, creating an improved and more inviting public realm, expanding pedestrian facilities and providing dedicated cycling and public transport links.


Limerick Bike Week returns with events across the city and county

Bike Week returns to Limerick this Saturday 14th May with a host of events to celebrate and promote the benefits of cycling. Events include a family bike ride along the Limerick Greenway and a cycling tour at Lough Gur, as well as free bike repair clinics across the city.

National Bike Week runs for eight days from Saturday 14th May through to Sunday 22nd May.


Time to learn something new in 2022

In-person events return for this year’s Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival.

Limerick’s Lifelong Learning Festival returns for a 12th year this May with a comprehensive choice of events on offer for anyone interested in acquiring a new skill, learning a new talent, or just expanding their knowledge.


Mayor welcomes Legato expansion plans

The Mayor of the City and County of Limerick Cllr Daniel Butler has welcoming the announcement by Legato of an additional 80 high valued added jobs at its centre in Limerick.


120,000 people party all weekend long at Riverfest Limerick

Limerick has proved the place to be this May Bank Holiday weekend with more than 120,000 people enjoying the city’s biggest festival Riverfest.

Inclement weather failed to dampen the spirits of the attendees as the magic of Riverfest descended on the city for the first time since the pandemic.