Tag: Minister Patrick O’Donovan

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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Funding will help older people and disabled to participate in sport

Funding will help older people and disabled to participate in sport

| May 9, 2017

Limerick Sports Partnership (LSP) has been allocated more than €300,000 as part of a significant Government investment in the Local Sports Partnership Network Announcing the funding, Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Patrick O’Donovan TD, said: “The vital work of the Local Sports Partnership Network in increasing participation, particularly among those sectors of society that are […]

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Limerick to become part of the Wild Atlantic Way

Limerick to become part of the Wild Atlantic Way

| April 1, 2017

Limerick is to be linked with the Wild Atlantic Way thanks to a new tourism strategy. It is hoped that the strategy will attract over a million visitors and generate €300 million to the local economy. Minister of State for Tourism and Fine Gael TD for Limerick, Patrick O’Donovan said: “We are delighted to introduce […]

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Minister welcomes Shannon’s new transatlantic services

Minister welcomes Shannon’s new transatlantic services

| February 23, 2017

Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Patrick O’Donovan TD has welcomed the addition of new transatlantic services from Cork and Shannon this summer. “This announcement from Norwegian Air International (NAI) is a significant and welcome development in the transatlantic aviation market and will further assist tourism growth in the Mid and South West,” the […]

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King John’s Castle is Ireland’s most innovative tourist attraction

King John’s Castle is Ireland’s most innovative tourist attraction

| February 8, 2017

King John’s Castle has been named as Ireland’s most innovative tourist attraction. The castle, which in recent years underwent a massive redevelopment programme to its visitor facilities, received the award at the Irish Tourism  Industry Awards ceremony at the Clayton Hotel in Dublin on Friday, February 3. Minister for Tourism Shane Ross TD gave the coveted […]

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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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Beyond the neon runes

Beyond the neon runes

| December 15, 2016

A man’s world I was in hospital this week (nothing serious, just a minor procedure, thanks for asking). And, as ever, the staff were an absolute delight. They may be overworked and underpaid, hampered by a system not fit for purpose, but their professionalism remains unaffected. During my short stay, I came into contact with […]

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Passport to discovery on the Wild Atlantic Way

Passport to discovery on the Wild Atlantic Way

| June 5, 2016

WITH the Wild Atlantic Way attracting tourists from around the globe, a new passport has just been launched to serve as the perfect memento for those who’ve journeyed the stunning coastal route. Limerick’s newly appointed Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Patrick O’Donovan last week launched the official Wild Atlantic Way Passport. A joint […]

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