Good news for Moyross?


eurosparby Bernie English [email protected]

MOYROSS residents might have some good news on the shopping front shortly, with indictions that a number of interests have been looking at taking over the vacant Eurospar premises.

A meeting of Limerick City and County Council’s special policy committee this week was told by senior council staff that there are indications that a number of groups are looking at taking over the premises.

The Eurospar closed earlier this year with the owners citing a high level of personal injury claims as the cause for shutting up shop.

The supermarket was the only store of its size serving the large population of the area.

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Other projects which the council are making progress with include the Lord Edward Street site, where clearing work has now finished, making it ready for a contractor to step in, elected members were told.

In all of the work being carried out across the regeneration areas, the social clause – which demands that qualified local people be employed wherever possible – has been applied.

In all new contracts, 10 per cent of man days are being allocate to youth and long-term unemployed people with apprenticeships in various disciplines also coming on stream, the meeting was told.