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 […]

New book slams psychiatric profession for failure to support patient rehabilitation

A former probation officer has written a memoir detailing his experiences as a sufferer of Bi Polar disorder and how his encounter with psychiatric health professionals failed to offer him much solace in his attempts to understand his condition. The condition, which is also known as manic depression, is accompanied by mood swings from deep […]