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New 32 classroom building for Monaleen National School

New 32 classroom building for Monaleen National School

| February 17, 2017

Senator Kieran O’Donnell has announced that Monaleen National School is to get a much needed new 32 classroom school building. “I am pleased to announce that Monaleen National School is to get a completely new 32 classroom school building to replace the existing school on the same site,” said Senator O’Donnell. “This new 32 classroom building for […]

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Mungret Park wins big at national awards

Mungret Park wins big at national awards

| February 8, 2017

Limerick City and County Council has scooped two awards at this year’s Community and Council Awards. The recently opened Mungret Park and Playground won the Disability Access and Inclusion Award, while Limerick City and County Council was announced as the Most Innovative Authority at a gala ceremony held over the weekend. The awards recognise and celebrate community and councils working together.  They provide […]

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Fianna Fáil leader saddened by O’Malley’s passing

Fianna Fáil leader saddened by O’Malley’s passing

| February 4, 2017

Micheál Martin, leader of Fianna Fáil, has expressed his sadness at the passing of Pat O’Malley, wife of former Limerick Minister, Des. “I was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Pat O’Malley,” said Deputy Martin, “wife of former Minister Des O’Malley, and mother of former TD and Senator, Fiona Ó’Malley.” “Pat was a […]

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Wogan memorial a fitting tribute for Limerick’s favourite son

Wogan memorial a fitting tribute for Limerick’s favourite son

| February 2, 2017

Limerick City and County Council plans to create a memorial to one of Limerick’s most famous sons, Terry Wogan, whose first anniversary occurred on Tuesday. His death in January 2016 was a shock to all his fans, with the outpouring of grief testament to the love everyone had for Terry. Mayor of the City and […]

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Great Limerick Run 2017 launched by Minister O’Donovan

Great Limerick Run 2017 launched by Minister O’Donovan

| February 1, 2017

One of Ireland’s largest mass participatory sporting events, The Barrington’s Hospital Great Limerick Run, was launched in Limerick this week by Minister of State with responsibility for Tourism & Sport Patrick O’Donovan T.D. Following a Sport Social & Economic Impact report it was estimated the event will deliver a €5m boost to the local economy […]

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Over a hundred jobs created by Local Enterprise Office

Over a hundred jobs created by Local Enterprise Office

| February 1, 2017

  The role of Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Limerick in supporting indigenous business has been illustrated by end of year figures showing client companies had a net gain of 111 posts in 2016. The new jobs were created across 98 companies out of the 320 companies on the LEO support database at present. Overall employment […]

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Pics – Barrington’s Hospital Great Limerick Run 2017 Launch

Pics – Barrington’s Hospital Great Limerick Run 2017 Launch

| January 30, 2017

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€60m rural development plan welcomed by Shannon Group

€60m rural development plan welcomed by Shannon Group

| January 29, 2017

Shannon Group has welcomed the launch of ‘Realising our Rural Potential’, the €60 million action plan for rural development unveiled by Government. Speaking about the plan, Matthew Thomas, CEO of Shannon Group, said: “Our rural communities and regions are vital resources that need to be nurtured and supported. The action plan complements the work that is underway and required to […]

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€15 million investment for Limerick roads

€15 million investment for Limerick roads

| January 26, 2017

Limerick City and County Council is to receive €15,905,153 in roads funding this year as part of a €324 million national investment programme for regional and local roads in 2017. Announcing the funding, Fine Gael TD for Limerick, Tom Neville, said, “Fine Gael in Government is determined to use our strong economy to benefit all areas […]

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Over 5,000 2nd level students ‘Choose Life’ at Cycle Against Suicide Event in UL

Over 5,000 2nd level students ‘Choose Life’ at Cycle Against Suicide Event in UL

| January 20, 2017

Over 5,000 second level students descended on UL this week to take part in the Cycle Against Suicide Annual Youth Congress and share the message that ‘It’s Okay not to feel Okay’.  The event took place over two days, involved 100 schools, and included music acts and inspirational speakers which left all in attendance in […]

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