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Limerick now even more accessible following Norwegian Air International announcement of services from Shannon to New York and Rhode Island

Thursday 23rd February 2017: Limerick has become even more accessible to visitors from North America following the announcement by Norwegian Air International of two new services starting this summer to the US.

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Aerial View of Limerick City

Join the conversation about Limerick city

Tuesday 21st February 2017: Share your views on the future direction of the city. How can we best take advantage of Limerick’s medieval heritage? What about Georgian Limerick? How can the city best connect to its greatest asset the River Shannon?

Categories: News, Limerick City and County Council

Pictured at the Glad Rags Challenge that took place on Saturday 18th March are winners Ian Womack and Siobhan O’Dwyer and runners up Louise McCormack and Lydia Doody. Picture: Brian Arthur.

Glad Rags Challenge uncovers treasure trove of fashion in Limerick

Publish Date: Monday 20th February 2017: Second hand charity shops can be a treasure trove of interesting fashion and accessories. They are a great way of reusing and upcycling unwanted items and also helping to reduce the amount of clothes that are thrown out and end up in landfill.

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Helping Minister for Tourism and Sport Patrick O’Donovan TD to open the walk and cycleway are from left: Cian O’Byrne, Aaron Considine, Paige Constable, Pat Meade and Abby Tobin all pupils from St Brigids National School. Picture Sean Curtin True Media.

Unique shared walk and cycleway open to everyone along the River Shannon

Friday 17th February 2017: You can now travel the more than three kilometre route from the University of Limerick or Corbally right into the heart of the city centre along the scenic River Shannon and the canal.

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Francie Goggin and Jerry McGrath accept the award for 1st place in the Kilmallock area ancient category and 1st place in the Ancient Category Overall on behalf of Ardpatrick Burial Ground from Gordon Daly, Director of Services Limerick City and County Council and Deputy Mayor Noel Gleeson. The Annual Burial Ground Awards took place at the Woodlands House Hotel, Adare. Picture: Marie Keating.

Knocklong and Ardpatrick overall winners in Limerick’ Burial Ground Awards 2016

Thursday 16th February 2017: St Joseph’s Burial Ground in Knocklong and Ardpatrick Burial Ground have been selected the overall Burial Ground Awards for 2016.

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Call for applications for Arts Grants Scheme

Thursday 16th February 2017: The Limerick Arts Office has announced it is now seeking applications from individual artists or organisations under the ‘Grants Under the Arts Act’ scheme.

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Teenage inspiration in fight against cyberbullying and Anthony Foley honoured in Limerick Person of the Year awards

Thursday 16th February 2017: The 14 year-old Limerick boy, Luke Culhane, whose viral video warning against cyberbullying and the late Anthony Foley – posthumously receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award - were today the top recipients at the Limerick Person of the Year awards.

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Indoor Soccer League Finals taking place in Galvone. Picture: Keith Wiseman.

Limerick’s Late Night Soccer League is much more than sport

Wednesday 15th February 2017: Sixty-four men aged from 18 years of age from across the southside of Limerick city have taken part in the latest Late Night Soccer League in Roxboro in Limerick.


Categories: News, Limerick City and County Council

Limerick City Aerial View

Limerick’s rise continues in the first six weeks of 2017

Wednesday 15th February 2017: Limerick’s economic fortunes have continued in the first two months of the year where they left off in 2016, with 400 jobs announced in January and early February. 

Categories: News, Business

Limerick City Gallery of Art

Significant Arts Capital Investment for Limerick

Monday 13th February 2017: Five Limerick organisations have received funding to the tune of almost €1 million under the government’s capital funding for arts and culture centres across the country.

Categories: Limerick City and County Council, News

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Welcome to the Neighbourhood - Fazzi Healthcare Services

Wednesday, 15th February 2017: In 2016, US-based Fazzi Healthcare Services established a new coding and healthcare services company in Limerick, with plans to create 300 jobs in the next five years.

Categories: News, Business

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Spotlight On Edwina Gore, owner of Gore Communications

Wednesday, 15th February 2017:'s Q&A with Edwina Gore, owner of Gore Communications, following her recent election to President of Network Ireland Limerick.

Categories: News, Business

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Development levy cut to act as stimulus for Limerick construction sector

Wednesday, 15th February 2017: Developers investing in Limerick will pay smaller development levy contributions following a decision taken by Limerick City and County Council.

Categories: News, Business

Olive Foley, wife of the late Munster Head Coach Anthony Foley is presented with Books of Condolences from Mayor of Limerick City and County, Cllr Kieran O'Hanlon. The books contain up to 10,000 signatures and messages of sympathy from members of the public after the late Munster head coach died suddenly in Paris last October. Picture:  Brian Arthur

Struck by the ‘amazing goodness of people’ – says Olive Foley as Mayor presents Limerick’s Book of Condolences on husband’s passing

Tuesday 7th February 2017: The wife of the late Anthony Foley has described the 10,000 signatures on Limerick City and County Council’s Book of Condolences presented to her this week as another reminder of the ‘amazing goodness of people’.

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Ruth Guiry, author and Jack Spratt, butcher launching the publication, Pigtown - A History of Limerick’s Bacon Industry. A definitive account of this industry that operated at the centre of the city, supplied by the farms of rural county Limerick for over 180 years, had never been written Ð until now. Picture: Sean Curtin True Media.

Never before seen photographs helps ‘Pigtown’ trace a unique history of Limerick’s famous bacon industry

Tuesday 7th February 2017: Limerick is synonymous for its ham and a new book published by the Limerick Archives section of Limerick City and County Council and Mary Immaculate College traces the industry’s unique history.

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