National award for Kilmallock’s historic wall

National award for Kilmallock’s historic wall

first_imgNewsNational award for Kilmallock’s historic wallBy Bernie English – December 19, 2019 314 REPREO FREE12/12/19Cllr Mike Donegan, Cathaoirleach of the Cappamore-Kilmallock Municipal District pictured with the Irish Building and Design Award 2019 for the Kilmallock West Wall Walkway, which is the top award for Heritage/Conservation/Cultural Project of the Year in a very tough category that included the Pálás Cinema, Galway; Mullingar Courthouse, and Blarney Castle Renovation.PRESS RELEASEThe award was presented at the Irish Building & Design Awards in the Clayton Hotel in Dublin on the 29th November, 2019. The Kilmallock West Wall Walkway was nominated, along with five other national projects, in the Category Heritage/Conservation/Cultural Project of the Year where it emerged victorious on the night.Cllr Mike Donegan, Cathaoirleach of the Cappamore-Kilmallock Municipal District, Limerick City & County Council welcomed the award and paid tribute to the staff of Limerick City & County Council, and in particular Sarah McCutcheon, Executive Archaeologist, for the work carried out on the project which culminated in this award:“Kilmallock has a long and rich history and that history became more accessible to a lot more people with the official opening of the West Wall Walkway. The original circuit of the town’s defences was 1,700 metres and of this, about 1,200 metres remains standing and the West Wall Walkway became a new thoroughfare for Kilmallock, providing a wonderful amenity to residents and visitors alike. The walkway is one part of a larger plan by Limerick City and County Council that will provide a series of linked walks in and around the beautiful and historic town of Kilmallock”Pic: Don MoloneyYEARS of determination, sourcing funding, research and hard work paid off in Kilmallock when the town won a prestigious award for the historic wall walkway project.Cllr Mike Donegan, Cathaoirleach of the Cappamore-Kilmallock Municipal District accepted the Irish Building and Design Award 2019 for the Kilmallock West Wall Walkway, which is the top award for Heritage/Conservation/Cultural Project of the Year.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The award was won in a tough category that included the Pálás Cinema, Galway; Mullingar Courthouse, and Blarney Castle Renovation.The Kilmallock project was nominated, along with five other national projects, in the Heritage/Conservation/Cultural Project of the Year section.Cllr Donegan welcomed the award and paid tribute to the staff of Limerick City and County Council, and in particular, Sarah McCutcheon, Executive Archaeologist, for the work carried out on the project .“Kilmallock has a long and rich history and that history became more accessible to a lot more people with the official opening of the West Wall Walkway.,” he said.“The original circuit of the town’s defences was 1,700 metres and of this, about 1,200 metres remains standing. The West Wall Walkway became a new thoroughfare for Kilmallock, providing a wonderful amenity to residents and visitors alike.“The walkway is one part of a larger plan by Limerick City and County Council that will provide a series of linked walks in and around the beautiful and historic town of Kilmallock,” Cllr Donegan explained. WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Facebook Previous articlePutting the focus on 163 homeless childrenNext articleLimerick Hurling Team of the Decade: Left Corner Back Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. Twitter Print Advertisement Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Linkedincenter_img Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Email WhatsApp Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Donal Ryan names Limerick Ladies Football team for League opener Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash TAGSKeeping Limerick PostedKilmallocklimerickLimerick Post last_img

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