Limerick hosts Pan Am workers reunion

Stories and experiences of Pan American World Airways (Pan Am) and its unique relationship with Foynes are being shared in County Limerick where more than 350 former workers and associates of the airline have gathered. Organised by Foynes Flying Boat & Maritime Museum and supported by Fáilte Ireland and the Shannon Region Conference & Sports […]

Passing out parade for 14 new Firefighters

New recruits to take up positions in Limerick, Cavan, Waterford, Kildare, Kerry & Meath Following completion of an 3-week intensive training course, 14 newly commissioned Firefighters have been recognised at a passing out parade attended by public representatives, local authority officials and members of the fire-fighters’ families in Foynes, County Limerick. Having already secured employment […]

Public Display of the Preferred Route Corridor for the Foynes to Limerick Road Improvement Scheme

Limerick City and County Council in consultation with Transportation Infrastructure Ireland (formerly the National Roads Authority), have commenced a public display of the preferred route corridor for the Foynes to Limerick Road Improvement Scheme. Kieran Lehane, Director, Transportation & Travel, explained that the project will support the envisaged expansion of the Port of Foynes as […]

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 […]

Thousands throng to Foynes coffee festival

The Foynes Irish Coffee Festival took place this June bank holiday in wonderful summer weather with thousands of people enjoying the free family entertainment all around the village. This year is a special year for Irish Coffee as it celebrates its 70th birthday – first invented by Chef Joe Sheridan in October 1943. A special […]