Limerick Council shortlisted for five national awards

Limerick Council shortlisted for five national awards

first_imgLimerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Email Advertisement Print RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Linkedin Previous articleLimerick City gets its highest ranking in litter leagueNext articleThomond Community College closer to reality as new school year begins Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie by Alan [email protected] up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up TEAM Limerick Clean Up and A Giant’s Journey are among five Limerick City and County Council initiatives shortlisted in the 2015 Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards scheme.Held annually in association with the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government, the awards acknowledge and encourage best practice and constructive initiatives by local authorities and are also aimed at enhancing the positive relationships that already exist between chambers, businesses and their respective local authorities.After being named overall Local Authority of the Year in 2014, Limerick City and County Council has been shortlisted in five separate categories this year.Team Limerick Clean Up (TLC), which was sponsored by the JP McManus Benevolent Fund, has been shortlisted in the ‘Supporting Active Communities’ category. The Public Participation Network (PPN), which replaced the former City and County Community and Voluntary Forums earlier this year, has been shortlisted in the ‘Best Practice in Citizen Engagement’ category.Innovate Limerick, which was established by the council in 2014 to drive the Limerick 2030 economic plan for the city, has been shortlisted in the ‘Local Authority Innovation’ category. The Pilot Urban Garden Project, which resulted in the delivery of a urban garden in O’Connell Street as part of Council’s plans to improve and animate Limerick’s retail core and encourage more footfall into the city centre, has been shortlisted in the ‘Enhancing the Urban Environment’ category.Meanwhile, A Giant’s Journey – one of the centrepiece events of Limerick National City of Culture 2014 – is in the running for the ‘Festival of the Year’ award. Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed livecenter_img TAGS2015 Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government AwardsCommunity and Local GovernmentDepartment of the EnvironmentJP McManus Benevolent FundlimerickLimerick City and County CouncilLimerick National City of Culture 2014 Facebook Vanishing Ireland podcast documenting interviews with people over 70’s, looking for volunteers to share their stories NewsLocal NewsLimerick Council shortlisted for five national awardsBy Alan Jacques – September 3, 2015 638 Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” WhatsApp WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads last_img

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