Athea retains Limerick In Bloom title

For the second year running, the West Limerick village of Athea has been named the overall winner of the Limerick In Bloom competition. 44 other community groups throughout County Limerick were honoured for their participation in the annual competition, now in its seventh year, at an awards ceremony held last night (Thursday, 23 October 2014) […]

Regina Tierney named Clare’s Best Young Entrepreneur

A County Clare fashion designer has won €20,000 after being named Clare’s Best Young Entrepreneur at an awards ceremony hosted in The Rowan Tree, Ennis, County Clare, today (Thursday, 24 October 2014). Regina Tierney of Brigids Mantle, an independent clothing company providing innovative new designs inspired by the West of Ireland, was named overall winner […]

UL to host Comhairle conventions this Friday

Young people from across Limerick will gather at the University of Limerick this 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 […]

Nationwide campaign brings ‘Bin It’ workshop to Limerick schools

A nationwide schools’ campaign to educate and raise student awareness of littering visited Limerick this week. Over 500 students from Laurel Hill Secondary School and Castletroy College participated in the ‘Bin It!’ workshop The actor-led workshop is geared towards first year students and explores littering and social responsibility. The 8th annual workshop tour across Ireland […]

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 […]