Re: Re: well what about the developments popping up in the shannonside ?
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It’s really not that surprising, is it? For 50 years, Limerick has been one of the most mismanaged cities in Western Europe, its innate potential constantly stifled by corruption, stupidity, and laziness. And nothing will happen about it until people start lynching city councillors.
In fairness even a good council would be fairly constrained by the circumstances of having half the city conurbation lying outside the city limits, and more particularly, having the poorer parts of the city.
The no. 1 reason for Limerick failing to pull its weight is the lack of a boundary extension. Raheen and Castletroy should both entirely be within the city, indeed areas such as Newtown, Annacotty and the area out the Fr. Russel Road towards Mungret should be in it (possibly Mungret too, as it would be prime target for Co. Co. development if just outside a revised boundary).
It’s idiotic allowing Limerick Co. Co. to have any say – the detrimental effect to Limerick city of the current situation has held the county back too. Sure the county council might be too poor to run the county well for the medium term, but a more thriving economic hub of Limerick city would bring greater benefits to the county in the longer term.