Kilmallock Wastewater Treatment Plant Contracts Signed

Limerick County Council and Coffey Water have signed contracts for the construction of a new wastewater treatment plant in Kilmallock. The new plant will replace the existing waste water treatment facility which was built in the 1940’s. Work on the contract, valued at Eur2.44 million, will commence shortly with the new plant expected to be … Read more

Green Flags Raised at Limerick Schools

44 schools from across County Limerick have received the prestigious ‘Green Flag Award’ at the An Taisce Green Schools Awards ceremony. Green-Schools, known internationally as Eco-Schools, is an international environmental education programme, environmental management system and award scheme which promotes and acknowledges long-term, whole school action for the environment. It is promoted nationally by An … Read more

Limerick Householders Urged to Secure Refuse Collection Service

Households and businesses across County Limerick are now obliged to source an authorised refuse collection service under new Bye-Laws introduced by Limerick County Council last month. Approximately 25,389 households, representing 52% of all households in County Limerick, are presently without an authorised refuse collection service. The Bye-Laws, which came into operation on 9 January 2012 … Read more

Limerick Litter Line Receives 1200 Calls During 2011

Limerick County Council has reported a rise in the number of people calling its freephone litter line. An estimated 1,200 phone calls were received in 2011 and this year the Council says it is hoping to encourage even greater numbers of people to report incidences of litter in their local community. The figures were released … Read more

Limerick County Council Launches Severe Weather Guide

Limerick County Council has launched an online advice and information guide for householders and the business community on how to prepare for severe weather periods and how to handle emergencies during severe weather. The ‘Severe Weather Guide’ features flooding advice, reducing the risk of water leakages and shortages during freezing weather, safety tips for driving … Read more

Opening of Limerick Tunnel to Improve Environment and Cut Travel Times

The opening of the Limerick Tunnel will significantly enhance the environment in Limerick city and surrounding area by removing up to 40,000 vehicles from existing roads, reducing traffic congestion and improving air quality, while cutting travel times. Construction work on the project, which commenced in August 2006 and for which Limerick County Council acted as … Read more