Category Archives: Limerick City stuff

Posts relating to Limerick City and the Midwest.

Riverfest 2015

* This blog post has been viewed widely, with close on 1000 unique views in the three days since I posted it. There’s been a widespread discussion on social media and I’ve also received a number of emails from people who are exercised … Continue reading

Posted in Limerick City stuff | Tagged , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Limerick’s Bridge of Sighs

And so it wasn’t a bad dream … Michael Noonan announced funding last week for this white elephant project. Details are fairly scant at the moment, but it seems that the bridge will run from Arthur’s Quay Park over to … Continue reading

Posted in Limerick City stuff | Tagged , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Limerick City Council – depressingly short on common sense

You’d have to hope that the article that appeared in today’s Limerick Leader was wildly inaccurate. Alas, it bears all the signs of being close enough to the truth. Limerick City (and County) Council is actually considering building a footbridge … Continue reading

Posted in Limerick City stuff | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Limerick 2030

There has been much talk of the Limerick 2030 plan which was launched back in June. In recent months we’ve seen some movement. First there was the setting up of the Limerick Marketing Company. There is scope now to market … Continue reading

Posted in Limerick City stuff | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

What’s the story with the lights on Sarsfield Bridge?

Nearly a year ago (April 2012) the old Victorian light standards on Sarsfield Bridge were removed, supposedly for restoration. As a temporary measure some very tacky and ill-fitting lamp standards were installed. No argument there if it’s not going to … Continue reading

Posted in Limerick City stuff | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

The demise of the Limerick Leader?

Just when you thought the Limerick Leader couldn’t get any worse, the following headlines appear on the front page today. “Girl punched in city fight video on You Tube” “Prostitutes still stalk city streets despite garda sting” “Viagra use shouldn’t … Continue reading

Posted in Limerick City stuff | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

MIssed Opportunity for Limerick City

Readers of this blog will be aware that the old Jesuit Church on O’Connell Street has been on the property market for some time. The asking price for the church itself and the adjoining building was reportedly in the region … Continue reading

Posted in Limerick City stuff | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment