Re: Re: well what about the developments popping up in the shannonside ?
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dave123]Limerick needs to be seen and recogniesed as ireland’s third city ! its a beautiful city with the majestic shannon flows through the old english town and the splendid georgian town. there is a lot of bad press about limerick been an rough and derelict city . its as safe as any other city in ireland if not safer!The city is really changing with its bold new designs and high rise buildings at the limerick doclands .
Anybody that has not been in Limerick latley there is to high rise building been built at spaights courner and are 15 storeys and 12 storeys high , looks quite cool !!! its opposite that clarion hotel and really overlooks and enhances the area.
Please keep new developments and news posted!!!!!
the riverpoint building is really coming on well! the building is really fantastic , on such a nice spot to.
there is a new development on steamboat quay of luxurios apartments etc… has anybody have any idea of what it will look like and any photos either?
i read an article on the limerickpost on the roches stores site on liddy street and the oold dunnes will they ever closes the dunnes on sarfields street is totoally pointless to have a crappy old shop just barley up the road from the new one, is it not common sense in the first place ?????
heres an article on pedestrianisation i read from limerickpost….
Pedestrianisation of lanes for the summer
A NUMBER of the city centre’s streets will undergo a process of temporary pedestrianisation for the summer season to acclimatise the public and the business sector to the impact such a development will bring about.
City councillors have been advised by John Breen, director of Transportation and Infrastructure that in order to highlight an awareness of the benefits of pedestrianisation, Little Catherine Street, Augustinian Lane and the area of O’Connell Street in front of Penneys Store will be pedestrianised for the summer season.
“The scheme will involve the closing of streets to through traffic, the installation of planted features and a general upgrade of the area but full business access for deliveries will be facilitated,” said Mr Breen.
He stressed that “extensive consultation” with business owners is taking place.
“It is hoped that such an initiative will be welcomed by business owners and that they will be a necessary party to its successful implementation,” he said.
Reacting enthusiastically to the scheme, Deirdre Martin, proprietor of Mickey Martin’s pub in Augustinian Lane said there is a unanimous welcome from the 10 business owners directly involved.
“We had two meetings recently and the response from all of the owner occupiers is a very positive one – there is absolutely no opposition to the scheme which will provide a wonderful showcase for how attractive successful pedestrianisation will be. The Council will put in trees and planters and bollards, one under the arch at the Catherine Street entrance and another at the Thomas Street entrance to the lane,” she said.
“I would eventually love to see this and other laneways cobbled, painted and with canopies and lights. Compared to Dublin, Cork, Galway and even Tralee, they are yards ahead of us on this but I’m very optimistic that the Summer Season Street Enhancement Scheme will prove a great success and lead on to a very attractive pedestrianisation scheme for the city centre.”