Limerick undergoing “cultural revolution”

Limerick City and County Council’s support for the local arts and culture sector has been doubly recognised in recent days with the success of A Giant’s Journey at the 2015 Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards and Limerick’s inclusion on the shortlist of candidate cities to host the European Capital of Culture designation in […]

High compliance figures in Limerick for septic tank registrations

20,776 Limerick householders have registered their septic tanks representing 85% of owners. The high compliance rate has been welcomed by Limerick City and County Manager Conn Murray who has also welcomed the Government’s decision to provide grant assistance for householders whose septic tanks are deemed to require remediation following inspection under the EPA’s National Inspection […]

Farmers opposed to new motorway refuse to co-operate with survey engineers

Farmers opposed to a relief road through Clonlara and Parteen have indicated they will not co-operate when engineers arrive to survey their land in the coming weeks. And they have the support of local Fianna Fail councillor Cathal Crowe who has this Wednesday called on Clare County Council to call a halt to the surveys […]

Limerick – City of the Sieges

Limerick endured three major sieges during the seventeenth century. In each case they were part of vital military campaigns which would determine not just the fate of the city itself but of the entire country. It can also reasonably be argued that they had important implications for British and European history as they involved both […]