EVERY FRIDAY, the Limerick Leader rounds up the highlights of the week when it comes to news, sport and life in the city and county. And what a week it was!
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- Ambitious plans have been lodged for one of the largest ever residential projects Limerick has ever seen, including a 16-storey tower.
- University of Limerick has revealed its plans for its multi-storey city centre campus following the purchase of the vacant Dunnes Stores site for €8m.
- Johnson & Johnson announced 100 new jobs as part of its €100m expansion in Castletroy
- Thousands of students flocked to the Limerick Student Race Day this Friday (We have pictures!)
- Supermac's will be pumping a significant investment into Castle Oaks in Castleconnell
- A rescue helicopter was forced to stand down during an operation in Limerick city
- A Limerick publican has been ordered to stand a free drink to a Traveller, a judge has ordered
- A man says he was forced to live in a trailer in his friend's back yard
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AND THEY’RE OFF! The races may be over, but the party is gonna continue! The lads are dapper and the ladies’ fashion is on fleek ♀️ Have you got pic to share? Just tag us! Pics by @alanplacephoto . . . . . . . . . . . . #racing #studentraceday #horses #students #unilife #limerick #limerickcity #yurt #yurtcity #ireland #session
In music...Rusangano Family's God Knows has released his debut single Crown today, putting our hip-hop scene on the map.
And in sport...
- The Gaelic Grounds has confirmed that it will change its name following a new sponsorship deal, and the GAA is exploring options for naming rights of another park in County Limerick...
- Shane Dowling says that Limerick's biggest challenge will be getting out of Munster...
- Limerick's Ronan O'Mahony has been forced to retire, Munster Rugby announced this week