Category Archives: Limerick City stuff

Posts relating to Limerick City and the Midwest.

Opera Stuff

I keep harping on and on about this, but it’s something I can’t let go too easily! Depending on how events transpire, we may (or may not) be at a turning point in Limerick’s history. The president of Limerick Chamber … Continue reading

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“Big dirty ignorant things”

A friend of mine used these words to describe the latest mistake being foisted on the people of Limerick City by its local authority, and I thought his words were apt. As you may have noticed, if you’ve been driving … Continue reading

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Big developments for Limerick City

Two big developments were announced for Limerick in the last few days. The first, and biggest, was the decision by the City Council to purchase the large (very large) block of vacant property on Patrick Street, which has become known … Continue reading

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Limerick Bikes Scheme UPDATE

Further to my earlier post, here is some useful info which I found on the National Transport Authority website (here). There will be a meeting in Limerick (as well as in other cities) to “inform and involve local stakeholders, communicating … Continue reading

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Limerick Bikes Scheme

Anybody who travels to Dublin regularly will be aware of the Dublin Bikes Scheme. There are similar schemes in Paris, London and other big cities around the world. The concept is straight-forward. Bikes are provided at various stations throughout the … Continue reading

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Transition Limerick

I attended a meeting in The Loft Venue (overhead the Locke Bar on George’s Quay) of a number of local people who are interested in getting a chapter of the ‘Transition‘ movement going in Limerick. The movement is fairly well … Continue reading

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The city we deserve?

The following article is a response to a blog post by Anne Sheridan. In her blog, Anne argues that developers have perhaps been unfairly maligned for much of the problems of Limerick City and that a policy which promotes retail … Continue reading

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