Tag: Funding

EVA International Director reacts to funding criticism

EVA International Director reacts to funding criticism

| August 12, 2017

THE newly-appointed director of the EVA International has responded to criticism of the amount of funding allocated to the biennial contemporary arts festival. At the July Metropolitan District meeting of Limerick City and County Council, concern was expressed that, in addition to Arts Council funding of €220,000, EVA had been allocated €5,000 from the local authority. A […]

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Limerick projects benefit from development fund

Limerick projects benefit from development fund

| July 29, 2017

PLANS to allocate €2 million to Limerick projects from the fund paid into by property developers were welcomed by members of Limerick City and County Council this week. But one councillor raised concerns that the fund has dwindled by €1 million. The total spend from this year’s Development Levy fund is €2 million and this […]

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Limerick Council gives arts back to the artists

Limerick Council gives arts back to the artists

| July 28, 2017

A NEW way of awarding money to arts and culture groups in Limerick was agreed this week, taking the process out of the hands of councillors and officials. A new committee is being established, involving independent representatives of the artistic community. Membership of the new committee – a first for any local authority in Ireland […]

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Limerick Cultural rising set to soar

Limerick Cultural rising set to soar

| July 28, 2017

The remarkable renewal of Limerick’s culture this decade is to be redoubled after the adoption of an ambitious new strategy, as well as funding of €600,000 for its implementation, by Limerick City and County Council. In another illustration of the renewed confidence and energy in Limerick today, the local authority has become the first in […]

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CLÁR capital investment programme in Limerick and Mid-West

CLÁR capital investment programme in Limerick and Mid-West

| June 30, 2017

LIMERICK, Clare and Tipperary are areas targeted by the CLÁR capital investment scheme, which has been re-opened after six years by Minister Michael Ring. This year, Limerick alone is getting €161,1730 for eight different projects out of a new €5million released from the capital investment scheme on June 13 for safety measures and community amenities. […]

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Limerick-based research centre to benefit from €245million investment

Limerick-based research centre to benefit from €245million investment

| October 20, 2014

by Sarah O’Leary   UNIVERSITY of Limerick-based Irish software engineering research centre Lero is among five such centres worldwide to benefit from Government and industry funding to the tune of €245million. The announcement was made this week by Richard Bruton TD, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, and Damien English TD, Minister for Skills, Research […]

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Moyross to benefit from new road network

Moyross to benefit from new road network

| June 5, 2014

by Martha Ewence IT has been announced that the Coonagh to Knockaliseen road will be under construction by the end of 2014. The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has approved an allocation of €1.4mn for the scheme. Limerick city and county council has welcomed this allocation and is confident that construction should begin this […]

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Coonagh to Knockalisheen Road Scheme allocated funding of €1.4m

Coonagh to Knockalisheen Road Scheme allocated funding of €1.4m

| May 30, 2014

The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has approved an allocation of €1.4 million for the Coonagh to Knockalisheen scheme to advance to full Tender Stage. On successfully completing the Tender Stage, the scheme should proceed to construction by the end of 2014. Limerick City and County Council has welcomed this allocation and is confident […]

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70 jobs created by Limerick Local Enterprise Office

70 jobs created by Limerick Local Enterprise Office

| May 21, 2014

FINANCE Minister Michael Noonan announced a range of new services for small businesses and start-ups across Limerick when he officially launched the Limerick Local Enterprise Office (LEO) at City Hall on Monday. New protocols have been developed with key agencies including the Revenue Commissioners, Government departments, the Education and Training Boards, Skillnets and the Credit […]

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Funding for Mungret project

Funding for Mungret project

| February 26, 2014

LIMERICK County Council’s commitment to provide new schools and a public park on the 200-acre site around Mungret College has been backed up by an initial funding allocation from the local authority. Last week Limerick County Council announced that it had purchased the site for educational and recreational use and funding of €180,000 has now […]

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