Groups on Limerick’s Southside to show some TLC

Tracey Lynch, Chief Superintendent David Sheahan, Simone Dillon and Mary Fitzpatrick are supporting the upcoming Team Limerick Clean-up
A HUGE group of volunteers on Limerick’s Southside are preparing for the Team Limerick Clean-up initiative.

A HUGE group of volunteers on Limerick’s Southside are preparing for the Team Limerick Clean-up initiative.

Tait House Community Enterprise and O’Malley Keyes Park Estate Management, in partnership with and An Garda Siochana, have come together for the large scale anti-litter campaign, taking place on April 3.

The residents of O’Malley and Keyes Parks and those in the general Southill area are preparing to roll up their sleeves and take part in the innovative one day clean-up, which now boasts 7,300 volunteers and rising and is backed by JP McManus and Limerick City and County Council. The groups will be aided by volunteers from UL, An Garda Siochana and Limerick Volunteer Centre on the day as well as Tait House staff and local residents.

“This is a very positive campaign for Limerick and the residents of Southill are delighted to be involved,” said Simone Dillon, estate management officer for O’Malley and Keyes Parks.

“It is a great activity to build community spirit while at the same time cleaning up the area, residents I’ve spoke to are very much looking forward to the day and getting involved,” she added.

Meeting point on the day will be at the Olympic Arms at 9.30am and all are welcome to take part.

Chief Superintendent David Sheahan said: “The community spirit in Southill is there for all to see and An Garda Síochána are delighted to lend their support and encourage the Community to come out in force on Good Friday and make a seismic difference.”

See www.teamlimerickcleanup.ie for more.