Eyes to the skies for Foynes Air Show

- Event to feature SAR display, Russian MiG, WW2 aircraft and aerobatics performances   One of the largest search and rescue (SAR) training exercises ever undertaken in Ireland will open the 2015 Foynes Air Show on Sunday, 26th July.   The Irish Air Corps, Naval Service (LÉ Samuel Beckett), Irish Coastguard, and Search and Rescue […]

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 […]