Update re: County Limerick oil spill

Limerick City and County Council says it is satisfied that the oil spill, which occurred near Tournafulla in County Limerick on Thursday afternoon is being contained with no negative impact on public water supplies. Environmental specialists remain at the scene of the spill to remove oil-contaminated soil. The clean-up process will continue over the weekend. […]

Final glimpse of historic Tait clothing factory in Limerick before its transformation

Locals and visitors to Limerick will have a unique opportunity to visit a city landmark this weekend as Open House Limerick, in collaboration with Limerick City & County Council, host a free Open Day from 10am-3pm this Saturday (June 27) at the site of what was once labelled the biggest clothes manufacturer in the world, the old Tait factory on Lord Edward Street. First operated by a three-time Mayor of Limerick, Peter Tait, the factory was at […]

The Burren Food Trail named winner of EDEN award

Fáilte Ireland has announced The Burren Food Trail as the Irish winner of this year’s European Destination of Excellence (EDEN) award. The prestigious EU-wide competition is designed to encourage and promote a more sustainable form of tourism development and The Burren Food Trail was one of four destinations shortlisted earlier this month. The Trail now […]