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Clock ticking to Limerick retail reopening in May, followed by countywide outdoor dining and pubs reopening on June 7th.  30/04/21: Limerick Chamber says that urgent focus and stakeholder engagement through a local authority led taskforce is necessary to facilitate a successful and sustainable reopening of retail and hospitality sector businesses in Limerick next month.  Responding to

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Friday, April 9th 2021:  Limerick Chamber has today called on Government to fast-track the establishment of its planned Shannon Estuary Task Force to realise the unrivalled opportunity for impacting climate change and job creation through renewable energy generation on the west coast. Welcoming the announcement of a joint venture by the ESB and Equinor for

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Friday 26 March 2021: Construction of the Coonagh to Knockalisheen Road has begun following the government’s go-ahead for the multi-million euro project. Limerick City and County Council appointed Roadbridge for the contract following a competitive tendering process for the project costing around €29 million. The overall cost of the project will be in the region

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Friday 19 March 2021: Limerick Chamber has today welcomed the announcement by Minister O’Brien of significant investment into Limerick city centre under the Urban Regeneration and Development Fund (URDF). Commenting on the total of €116 million being allocated to projects,  Limerick Chamber CEO Dee Ryan said: ”This is very welcome news of significant investment into our city

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Thursday 11 March 2021: Applications open today for businesses ineligible for CRSS & other sector specific grants. Businesses down 75% or more in turnover among those expected to benefit. The Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment Leo Varadkar TD today (Thursday, 11th March) opened applications for the €60m Small Business Assistance Scheme for

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Tuesday 9 March 2021: The newly elected President of Limerick Chamber, Donnacha Hurley, has said that with working collaboratively and with speed will enable Limerick to be one of the country’s leading growth centres post-COVID. Speaking after formally taking over the role from outgoing President David Jeffreys, the General Manager of the Absolute Hotel commented

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Friday 5 March 2021:  Limerick Chamber has urged the local authority to transform Limerick city and county towns in support of outdoor dining experiences that enable Limerick businesses to make the most of summer 2021. Responding to Tánaiste and Enterprise, Trade and Employment Minister Leo Varadkar’s call for an outdoor dining summer, Limerick Chamber has

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Limerick Chamber’s vision is for “a vibrant city at the heart of a thriving economic region”. As announced in October 2020 by Chamber President, David Jeffreys (Actionpoint), CEO Dee Ryan and Chief Economist, Dr. Catriona Cahill (pictured above), the Board of Limerick Chamber has commissioned economic consultants Indecon to produce a report on the future

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Monday 1 March 2021: Limerick Chamber has today said that the go-ahead for the €9.1m revitalisation works on O’Connell Street will be a key accelerator for the COVID economic recovery in the city. Welcoming the announcement today that the works will proceed following a review of critical transport infrastructure projects in Limerick, Chamber CEO Dee

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Tuesday 23 February 2021:  Limerick Chamber has today called for the €9.1M O’Connell Street investment programme to commence as a matter of urgency so that key elements of the work can be delivered in time to support businesses that hope to reopen in the coming months. Speaking today following the Government’s announcement of ‘Covid-19 Resilience

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