Tag: Mayor Kieran O’Hanlon

#WATCH Statue of Anthony Foley unveiled on Clancy’s Strand

#WATCH Statue of Anthony Foley unveiled on Clancy’s Strand

| June 21, 2017

A memorial commemorating the late Anthony Foley has been unveiled on Clancy’s Strand in Limerick city. The two metre tall memorial stone features the legendary forward, charging with ball in hand. The memorial was the initiative of the Mayor of the City and County of Limerick Cllr Kieran O’Hanlon and was unveiled in a low-key event […]

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CJ made Honorary Ambassador for Limerick

CJ made Honorary Ambassador for Limerick

| May 25, 2017

Munster, Ireland and Lions Rugby star CJ Stander has been made an Honorary International Ambassador for Limerick. He is being recognised for his outstanding commitment, support and encouragement to the people of Limerick and to the promotion of Limerick at home and abroad. The flanker, has made Limerick his home since he signed for Munster […]

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Africa Day celebrations begin next Monday

Africa Day celebrations begin next Monday

| May 17, 2017

Limerick’s annual Africa Day celebrations will commence this Monday, May 22 running all the way through to the following Sunday. The week long Irish Aid supported and Limerick City and County Council led programme is now in its twelfth year and is a celebration of the wonderful fusion of African cultures that have merged into and become […]

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O’Connell St works will not impact on businesses

O’Connell St works will not impact on businesses

| April 19, 2017

Site investigation works are due to get underway on O’Connell Street in the coming weeks as part of the €9 million redevelopment of Limerick’s premier street. The works are required to determine the location of services such as water and electricity and the condition of the crown of the coal vaults beneath O’Connell Street. This […]

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Mayor praises ‘Limerick spirit’ ahead of big clean-up

Mayor praises ‘Limerick spirit’ ahead of big clean-up

| April 13, 2017

The Mayor of the City and County of Limerick is wishing the thousands of people who have volunteered for this year’s Team Limerick Clean-Up (TLC) the very best of luck this Good Friday. Cllr Kieran O’Hanlon said: “TLC is one of the best events ever devised.  It is all about community and the strength of […]

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Riverfest 2017 promises to be the best yet

Riverfest 2017 promises to be the best yet

| April 5, 2017

Thousands of visitors are set to attend Riverfest, Ireland’s first major festival of the summer, with Limerick becoming a mecca for families, foodies, runners and watersport enthusiasts over the May Bank Holiday weekend. Some of the world’s best jetboarders including Scott Knemeyer, Bo Krook and Irish champion wakeboarder David O Caoimh will perform as part […]

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Marching band competition will bring 1,000 musicians to Limerick

Marching band competition will bring 1,000 musicians to Limerick

| March 5, 2017

The streets of Limerick will be filled with lively music on Sunday March 19 as over 1,000 talented marching band musicians from across Ireland, Europe and America take part in the 47th running of the Limerick International Band Championship. Led by The Irish Army Band, the competition will start at Pery Square at 12 noon, then march […]

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Cyberbullying campaigner to lead this year’s Patrick’s Day parade

Cyberbullying campaigner to lead this year’s Patrick’s Day parade

| March 1, 2017

14-year-old Luke Culhane has been unveiled as the Grand Marshal for this year’s St Patrick’s Day Parade.  The cyberbullying campaigner who was recently announced as Limerick’s Person of the Year will lead thousands of participants through the streets of Limerick on our national holiday. Luke told his story and made the video ‘Create No Hate’ […]

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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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Mayor congratulates Limerick’s Ruth Negga on Oscar nomination

Mayor congratulates Limerick’s Ruth Negga on Oscar nomination

| January 24, 2017

Limerick City and County Mayor, Cllr Kieran O’Hanlon has congratulated actor Ruth Negga on her Oscar nomination for her role in the film ‘Loving’. “I was absolutely delighted to hear the news, and all of Limerick is certainly rooting for her,” said Mayor O’Hanlon. “It’s great for Limerick – we’re on the map now in the […]

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