New route to be sought as plan to extend Limerick Greenway into city meets a roadblock

PLANS for Limerick’s latest Greenway have been “critically delayed” after design officers mentioned a brand new route have to be discovered following a “shock” Irish Rail announcement. In June 2022, the Mid-West Highway Design Workplace appointed consultants to have a look at the feasability of getting a Greenway alongside the Limerick to Rathkeale rail hall. The plan was to have … Read More

Limerick Greenway is 40km of breathtaking scenery and fun for all the family

Our urge for food for contemporary air, enjoyable and outside actions has by no means been higher as individuals seize each alternative to discover the wide-open areas of Eire’s stunning countryside and shoreline. So, the reopening of Limerick Greenway final summer time, following a €10 million funding by Limerick Metropolis and County Council, was completely timed – with greater than … Read More

Then & Now: On yer bike: No matter the age in Limerick

CYCLING WITHOUT age is an initiative that now has greater than 250 chapters in 29 nations, together with Eire since 2017. I heard about it over a yr in the past and I believed it was a terrific thought. I visited their site to search out out extra about the way it works and its advantages. It’s biking primarily for … Read More

In Pictures: Limerick council win big at local governance awards ceremony – Page 1 of 3

LIMERICK Metropolis and County Council picked up three awards on the Chamber Eire Excellence in Native Authorities Awards. The award wins got here from 5 nominations on the evening, which noticed Limerick Metropolis and County Council’s work honoured on the Crowne Plaza Resort in Dublin, in what was the primary in particular person awards since Covid-19. The three wins got … Read More

Series of greenways will link Limerick to South Kerry

Listowel Municipal District Chairperson Aoife Thornton; Nice Southern Path Chairman Liam O’Mahony; Minister of State Hildegarde Naughton and Nice Sothern Path Director Michael Guerin on the brand new part of the Greenway. A 16 kilometre biking and strolling route between Listowel and Abbeyfeale, which was formally opened final Friday, is the first in a collection of greenways linking South Kerry to … Read More

Waterways Ireland have questions to answer over upkeep of Limerick canal

Waterways Eire is chargeable for the maintenance of the Guinness Canal. LIMERICK Councillors took goal at Waterways Eire this week for tarnishing one of many jewels within the metropolis’s crown – the Guinness Canal between the town centre and College of Limerick (UL). At Monday’s Metropolitan District assembly in County Corridor, Labour Get together councillor Conor Sheehan proposed that the … Read More

Major increase in visitors taking to the Limerick Greenway

AS VISITORS from each Eire and abroad are embracing the scenic route, deliberate updates will see Limerick Greenway turn out to be “a fantastic increase for tourism.” Visits to Limerick Greenway elevated by 52% between June and October, in comparison with the identical interval final 12 months. After a €10 million funding by Limerick Metropolis and County Council, Limerick Greenway marked … Read More

Update issued on planned expansion to Limerick Greenway

TECHNICAL advisors have been appointed to look at the feasibility of extending the Limerick Greenway past Rathkeale in direction of town. Presently, the Limerick Greenway hyperlinks Rathkeale with Newcastle West. However since its reopening in 2021, its reputation has led to extra money being made out there from authorities for an extension. Funding was pledged for a examine of increasing … Read More

Newly-planted micro forest officially opens in Limerick village

THE Mayor of town and county of Limerick has formally opened the Guru Nanak Sacred Forest at Templeglatine. Mayor Foley was joined by Dr Jagdeep Singh from EcoSikh Eire for the disclosing of two plaques on the just lately planted micro forest. Commenting on the official opening, Dr Singh mentioned: “It was my pleasure to unveil the stone marker and infoboard … Read More

New Limerick Greenway shuttle bus can take bikes and buggies on board

A brand new each day shuttle bus service on the Limerick Greenway means customers now can be a part of or depart the 40km off-road path at a hub that fits them. he bus, working since July, runs in a loop each hour from 12pm to 4pm between Rathkeale, Newcastle West and Abbeyfeale, Co Limerick. Resort pick-up from areas in between is offered … Read More