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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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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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“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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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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