Tag: Opera Centre

Opera Centre not the answer to Limerick’s housing crisis

Opera Centre not the answer to Limerick’s housing crisis

| August 12, 2017

WE need to be vigilant to ensure that the growing number of jobs in our city corresponds with an increase of accommodation. Otherwise, rent and house prices will continue to spiral, warns Social Democrats general election candidate for Limerick City, Sarah Jane Hennelly. She was responding to comments made by Solidarity councillor Cian Prendiville on the proposed […]

Continue Reading

€219 million funding for city projects

€219 million funding for city projects

| November 26, 2015

 Limerick City and County Council’s 2016 budget includes details of a major capital plan that will see €219 million spent on major projects in the city. The 2016 to 2018 capital programme is to be funded by government grants with the local authority also taking out a €32 million loan. The programme includes proposals to […]

Continue Reading

Quins of Limerick – the pub with no peer

Quins of Limerick – the pub with no peer

| July 2, 2015

ASCENDING the bockety old stairs up out of the darkness, I feel my heartstrings yank. I am greeted by an overwhelming sense of nostalgia as I take in the all-too-familiar surroundings. As my eyes readjust to daylight after a tramp around tunnels below Ellen Street, I momentarily stop in awe and puzzle over whether if […]

Continue Reading

Opera Centre and Hanging Gardens are council priority

Opera Centre and Hanging Gardens are council priority

| June 12, 2015

LIMERICK City and County Council is currently working on the development of seven strategic sites as part of the Limerick 2030 masterplan, local authority CEO Conn Murray told a meeting of 100 local businesspeople this week. At the meeting held on Tuesday to update city businesses on the economic and spatial plan, the council revealed […]

Continue Reading

Opera Centre will do for Limerick what IFSC did for Dublin

Opera Centre will do for Limerick what IFSC did for Dublin

| March 27, 2015

    THERE has been a rush of support for the unveiling of plans for the Opera Centre site in the city. Limerick Chamber has welcomed the announcement by Limerick City and Count Authority that expressions of interest are being sought for the €80m – €100m Opera Centre Site. Limerick Chamber CEO Dr. James Ring […]

Continue Reading

3,300 jobs as Opera Centre gets go-ahead

3,300 jobs as Opera Centre gets go-ahead

| March 27, 2015

  The biggest city centre real estate project outside of Dublin over the next 10 years, which could also see the redevelopment of a site which has been the cause of much concern, has received the green light. The publication by Limerick City and County Council of an invitation for expressions of interest in the […]

Continue Reading

Opera centre decision pending

Opera centre decision pending

| December 18, 2014

PLANS to transform Limerick city centre can go no further until the Government gives the city and county council approval to seek expressions of interest for the development of the Opera Centre site which is the centrepiece of the city revival strategy. Members of the Limerick Metropolitan District were told at their meeting on Monday […]

Continue Reading

Sarsfield House demolition to get Government approval

Sarsfield House demolition to get Government approval

| October 23, 2014

Kathy Masterson [email protected] ONE of the key elements of the ambitious Limerick 2030 plan is expected to get the green light from the Government in the coming weeks. The move will see several hundred Revenue Commissioners staff relocated from Sarsfield House and River House to the redeveloped Opera Centre. Sarsfield House, which has been described […]

Continue Reading

Council is ‘major player’ in Limerick property market

Council is ‘major player’ in Limerick property market

| February 20, 2014

LIMERICK City and County Councils have become “major players” in the purchase of strategic sites throughout the region, according to Labour Party city councillor Joe Leddin. And he says that this should benefit the proper redevelopment and provision of suitable infrastructure in Limerick. “From a time when the Council played little or no role in […]

Continue Reading

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

We use cookies to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close