Cliffs of Moher welcomes one millionth visitor

The one millionth visitor to the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience in 2014 has been recorded today (Monday, 20 October 2014), marking the first time that the milestone figure has been reached at the world-famous County Clare visitor attraction. Rita Shaw from Niceville, Florida, USA, became the one millionth visitor when she arrived at the […]

Cuisle festival is pure poetry

Audiences from Ireland, UK, Slovenia, and Europe participated in and attended the 20th annual Cuisle Limerick City International Poetry Festival, which took place in various venues throughout Limerick City over the past five days. Among Ireland’s foremost annual poetry festivals, the event concluded last night having featured a host of leading Irish poets including Geraldine […]

Campaign to combat dog fouling in Limerick

Limerick City and County Council and An Garda Síochána have launched a joint campaign aimed at encouraging dog owners to clean up after their animals who foul in public areas. Environmental Wardens and Gardaí will be out in force over the coming weeks speaking to dog walkers, advising them to carry poo bags, distributing bags […]

Limerick goes the distance during World Mental Health Week

400 adults and children from businesses and schools throughout Limerick have marked ‘World Mental Health Week’ by participating in a competitive relay marathon at the UL Sport Arena Athletics Track. Hosted by the Limerick Sports Partnership (LSP), the Schools World Relay Marathon Challenge and the inaugural Company Relay Marathon Challenge saw participating teams take on […]

Doolin Harley Festival raises over 37K euro for cancer charities

The first annual Doolin Harley Festival which saw 200 Harley Davidson owners from across Ireland, the UK and USA descend on the North Clare village raised €37,589 for local cancer charities. The announcement was made by the event organisers who set up a foundation in the memory of local woman Marie Clancy who sadly passed […]

UL to host Comhairle conventions

Young people from across Limerick will gather at the University of Limerick next Friday (24th October, 2014) for the final Annual General Meetings of Limerick City Comhairle na nÓg and Limerick County Comhairle na nÓg. From 2015, the two separate Youth Councils will be amalgamated to form a single Comhairle for Limerick in 2015. The […]

Limerick and Kilkenny reach camogie final in Croker

LIMERICK FANS WILL be back in Croke Park next month, and given the opportunity to exact some revenge on Kilkenny. The Treaty ladies overcame Waterford in today’s All-Ireland intermediate camogie semi-final, despite a late, late showing by the Déise — they now face Kilkenny who eased past Kildare in today’s other semi-final. Despite trailing early […]

They Want Your Limericks

Limerick’s newest literary festival – Limerick Summer Literary Festival – will take place this coming July.  A joint venture between The Limerick Writers’ Centre and Campus Life Services of UL, the festival will run from Friday 18th July to Sun 20th July, and this year it will incorporate the Bring Your Limericks to Limerick International […]