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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

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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

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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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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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Old Jesuit Church on O’Connell Street – New City Library?

I wrote about this issue back in October (see post here) and the tête-à-tête between the councillor and the city official continued in city hall recently. Here’s the Limerick Post report on the meeting of the Cultural and Sporting Committee last … Continue reading

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Getting to UL & Plassey riverbank clean-up

It was heartening to see a large and diverse group of local people getting together last Sunday afternoon to tackle the problem of litter along the river bank between the Park Canal and the University of Limerick. This is probably … Continue reading

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