Call for Rate review for businesses in Limerick City

A review of rates for businesses that are struggling with rising costs and decreasing footfall has been called for. The Dail debated an urgent motion calling for a review of rates, with Jobs and Enterprise Spokesperson, Willie O’Dea, stating that small employers in particular are suffering in the current economy. “Businesses are struggling with rising […]

Limerick Racecourse Charity Ride to Cheltenham

The Crescent Shopping Centre in Dooradoyle Limerick was awash with colour as Limerick Racecourse launched their 4 day Christmas Racing festival with a difference. Racing from Limerick to Cheltenham was the theme of the evening as some stars of the turf turned out in force to raise funds for Pieta House Limerick and the Injured […]

Locals warned to be “Winter Ready” for cold snap

Limerick residents have been urged to make early preparations in advance of the cold weather expected in the coming weeks. Speaking as the government launched its Winter Ready Campaign, Deputy Dan Neville said that last year’s cold snap had a significant impact on people’s lives and on the economy. “While we can’t prevent these severe […]

Sad Farewell to Julie-Anne Dineen

Limerick is this week mourning a woman who worked tirelessly and used her singing talents to raise money for breast cancer. Julie-Anne Dineen was diagnosed with breast cancer more than three years ago and then became an ambassador for fundraising for the cause. She released her charity single “Do You Believe,” which reached no 1 […]

New Tourist Office opens in Rathkeale

Plans to develop Rathkeale as a visitor attraction have been boosted by the opening of a tourist office in the town. And the community council, which is behind the initiative, hopes to produce a visitor brochure before the tourist season opens next year. The tourist office is located in the community centre and is combined […]

No Return for Limerick’s floating Christmas tree

Limerick’s iconic floating Christmas tree will not return to the river this year, Limerick City Council have confirmed.  The 100 feet tree, made entirely of recycled metals – some from the stand in Thomond Park – has been a fixture at Christmas, but has had its problems, including toppling over earlier this year. “Even though […]

Have I Got Worms For You Too?

“I Got Worms”  the most photographed ,  bait , fishing tackle , archery , and shooting accessory  store  has now opened at 19 Ellen Street Limerick.Steve , in this business for the last thirty years  is looking forward to meeting old and new friends alike. Everything you require is available in the  store for all […]