First sod turned in €240,000 sports centre in Shanagolden

History was made in Shanagolden recently when Tom Madigan, nephew of the late Captain Tim, turned the first sod in a project to commemorate his uncle. This project is a two dimensional venture in the ten acre park, the building of a sports centre with changing rooms, toilets etc. and the development of a walkway […]

Kilmallock Walled Town Day festival brings medieval history to life

As Limerick’s hurlers prepare to do battle with neighbours Clare in Sunday’s All-Ireland Hurling Senior Championship Semi-Final, the County Limerick town of Kilmallock recreated its own battle scene as part of Kilmallock’s Walled Town Day. Hundreds of people stepped back in time on Saturday August 17th.for the annual event and experienced a glimpse of life […]

Outgoing Cathaoirleach’s Reception Honours Limerick Communities

Individuals and organisations from the local sports, arts and community sectors were honoured last week at an event hosted by the outgoing Cathaoirleach of Limerick County Council, Cllr. Jerome Scanlan. Limerick Marine Search and Rescue, World Championship winning handballers from around the county, the head of the County Limerick Youth Choir, and the Dromcollogher and […]

Limerick areas announced for Pride of Place competition

MOYROSS, Foynes, the Castleview Housing Estate in Newcastle West, and Limerick Youth Service have been nominated by Limerick City and County Councils to represent Limerick in the 2013 IPB Pride of Place Competition. The annual All-Island competition, which is run by Co-operation Ireland in conjunction with local authorities north and south of the border, aims […]