Archive for May, 2017

New local culture plan will help drive creativity in Limerick

New local culture plan will help drive creativity in Limerick

| May 30, 2017

A new initiative aimed at encourage Limerick people to engage, participate and enable their creative potential has been launched at a special event in Dublin Castle. Highlights of the Limerick Culture and Creativity Plan include the digitisation of Limerick City Gallery of Art’s collection and the HearSay Audio Arts Festival which will celebrating creative audio in all […]

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Tourism Network meets with Food on the Menu

Tourism Network meets with Food on the Menu

| May 30, 2017

“FOOD tells a powerful story of the region, connects locals and visitors alike with the culture and the history of the area, and lies at the heart of truly memorable experiences.” More than 30 members of the Food Tourism Development Network – comprised of Fáilte Ireland ‘Food Champions’ from across Ireland –  are meeting with […]

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#WATCH #PigTownLimerick goes whole hog for food series launch

#WATCH #PigTownLimerick goes whole hog for food series launch

| May 30, 2017

TRENDING on social media on Monday, #PigTownLimerick went the whole hog as it launched details of a new food series at a butchers table style supper at Limerick’s Milk Market. This autumn, the Pigtown Food Series is taking over Limerick in an exciting celebration of Limerick’s Food Culture. Inspired by the history of Limerick’s famous […]

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Fuelling Ambition – Steps to Success roadshow for Limerick

Fuelling Ambition – Steps to Success roadshow for Limerick

| May 30, 2017

THE ‘Fuelling Ambition – Steps to Success’ Mid West event, organised by Enterprise Ireland and Network Ireland, in conjunction with Local Enterprise Office Clare and the Entrepreneurs Academy, will take place in the Bunratty Castle Hotel, Bunratty, Co Clare on Wednesday, June 14 next at 6pm. The event aims to encourage, support and drive the […]

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Upgrades will transform Limerick’s Great Southern Greenway

Upgrades will transform Limerick’s Great Southern Greenway

| May 30, 2017

Works are to begin on the Great South Greenway Limerick (GSGL) in the west of the county following the signing of contracts between Limerick City and County Council and Roadbridge Ltd. The works involve the replacement of 20 farm crossing gate sets along the 39 kilometre route, which originally catered more for walkers than cyclists. […]

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Five days of Kilfinane Fleadh Cheoil 2017

Five days of Kilfinane Fleadh Cheoil 2017

| May 29, 2017

A TOP line up of musicians is booked for free music seisiúnta in various locations in Kilfinane from Wednesday 31 to Monday June 5 as part of  Fleadh Cheoil Luimnigh 2017. The lively line up includes Bobby Gardiner, Nell Ní Chróinín, Caoimhin and Sean O’Fearghail, Ryan O’Donnell, Ronan Ryan, Cliona Halley and many more. The […]

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#WATCH Economic strategy key to Ireland’s growth – Noonan

#WATCH Economic strategy key to Ireland’s growth – Noonan

| May 29, 2017

IN ONE of his last public announcements in Limerick, the outgoing Minister for Finance and Fine Gael TD, Michael Noonan has said that developing an economic strategy sector by sector has allowed Ireland to recover to almost near full employment. Speaking in Limerick at the announcement of a major new €6m expansion of the Castletroy […]

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Council needs plan to tackle a knotty problem

Council needs plan to tackle a knotty problem

| May 29, 2017

LIMERICK City and County Council has been asked to take urgent action to combat the proliferation of Japanese Knotweed by the riverside in the Thomondgate area of the city. Warning that the plant can cause huge damage if not dealt with properly, Sinn Féin TD Maurice Quinlivan said that failure to address the problem now […]

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€6m development announced for Castletroy Park Hotel in Limerick

€6m development announced for Castletroy Park Hotel in Limerick

| May 29, 2017

THE Castletroy Park Hotel is to undergo a major new development as it embarks on €6m expansion plan over the next 18 months. Supermacs and Só Hotels owner Pat McDonagh, made the announcement this Monday in a plan that will see the size of the hotel increase by almost 50 per cent above its existing 107 […]

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N18 set to reopen following crash

N18 set to reopen following crash

| May 29, 2017

THE N18 road at Clondrinagh Roundabout on the approach to Limerick is set to reopen later this Monday following a serious road traffic collision. It is understood that one person was injured when the vehicle in which they were travelling was involved in a collision with a large display sign at the roundabout. Emergency services were […]

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