Public meeting about introduction of Directly Elected Mayor for Limerick

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Senator Maria Byrne with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at the public meeting on the plebicite for a directly elected Mayor of Limerick. Photo: Cian Reinhardt
Senator Maria Byrne with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at the public meeting on the plebicite for a directly elected Mayor of Limerick in May, 2019. Photo: Cian Reinhardt

The Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government Eoghan Murphy T.D. will travel to Limerick on Monday, July 1 to address a Public Meeting hosted by Senator Maria Byrne about the introduction of a Directly Elected Mayor of Limerick.

The meeting is due to take place in the South Court Hotel, Limerick, at 8pm on Monday, July 1.

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This is a consultative meeting with the people of Limerick, to explain the legislative process, hear views and take on ideas from the public in relation to the introduction of a Directly Elected Mayor of Limerick.

Speaking in advance of the event, Senator Byrne said, “This meeting is an opportunity for the people of Limerick to ask questions about the introduction of a Directly Elected Mayor of Limerick and influence the shape this new political office”

“It is also an opportunity for people who voted against the plebiscite to have their concerns heard”

“I’m looking forward to the discussion. The decision to have a directly elected mayor will transform both Limerick City & County and I encourage people to come along and engage with Minister Murphy on the issue”