Planes, Trains and Automobiles: Limerick

Transport isn’t just transport. It’s much more than that. How we design and manage our transport systems fundamentally determines the kind of city and county that we live in. How we design for the future has a real, measurable impact on people’s lives and livelihoods.  The easy approach is to build roads, but we know …

Green Party announces over a quarter of a million euro of greenway funding for Limerick & East Clare

Green Party TD Brian Leddin has announced funding for the design of new greenways in Limerick and Clare. A sum of €140,000 has been allocated for a design of a greenway from Limerick to Scarriff, which will start from the existing greenway to UL, crossing the River Shannon over the Black Bridge and following the …

More space for Limerick’s people around our river

It’s been a tough few weeks for everyone as we’ve all had to deal with everything changing. It is inspiring how seriously people in Limerick, as well as throughout Ireland, have taken the task of protecting our frontline workers. Social media is inevitably full of focus on the few transgressors, but in my experience the …

Press Release: Saša Novak Uí Conchúir selected as replacement for Brian Leddin TD on Limerick Council

Members of the Green Party have voted to nominate Saša Novak Uí Chonchúir as the replacement for Brian Leddin TD on Limerick City and County Council. Saša Novak Uí Chonchúir lives in Mayorstone with her husband Eoin and children Liam and Fionn. She holds a degree in Political Science and a Masters in Human Resource …

Education and an evidence-based approach

With the launch of the Green Party manifesto, one item got considerable media coverage: “Exploring the phasing out of homework in primary schools”. Although the party manifesto does not commit to banishing homework, simply asking for an exploration of the idea, it got a lot of attention. The evidence for and against homework in educational …