Limerick City centre in line to benefit from huge University investment

Approval for a €100 million loan from the European Investment Bank should accelerate plans by the University of Limerick to invest €224 million in Plassey, at University Hospital Limerick and – crucially – in the city centre. Just how much of the gold dust is to be sprinkled in the city centre remains to be […]

Trad music fans celebrate at launch of annual Fleadh Cheoil Na Mumhan in Limerick

International and local trad music fanatics gathered at the University of Limerick’s Irish World Academy for the launch of the annual Fleadh Cheoil Na Mumhan last week. The festival, which celebrates Ireland’s heritage in music and the arts, started with a few teaser events on Sunday ahead of the official launch on Tuesday evening at […]

Limerick is cheapest city to live for students

LIMERICK has emerged as the most affordable of Ireland’s four cities for third-level student accommodation. A survey compiled by the accommodation office at Limerick Institute of Technology shows that the city beats Cork, Dublin and Galway when it comes to all types of accommodation.The information was gathered from accommodation office websites, letting websites, direct contacts […]