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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Wasting Public Money

Last summer it was announced with great enthusiasm by Minister of State for Public & Commuter Transport, Alan Kelly (who is from Nenagh), that nearly €1 million (€880k) would be invested in the development of a cycle lane between Limerick … Continue reading

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Limerick Smarter Travel Projects

Just in the last few weeks (as reported by Connected Limerick and All About The Triple blogs) it was announced that Limerick is one of three places in the country that is to receive a good chunk of funding over … Continue reading

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