Limerick Metropolitan District holds monthly meeting

The monthly meeting of the Metropolitan District of Limerick was held last Monday, October 19th in the Council Chamber in Dooradoyle, with many members and officials in attendance on the morning.

The Council were informed that works on the upgrade of the Golf Links Road is scheduled to commence in mid- 2021.

The Castletroy Link Road is at a preliminary design, and the scheme is scheduled to commence in 2022.

Councillor Catherine Slattery asked the Council for an update on the possibility of an additional bus stop on Childers Road to facilitate people from Kennedy Park and Glasgow Park.

It was stated that though Bus Éireann did contact the Council regarding the issue, they indicated that at present an additional bus stop is not warranted at this location due.

Limerick City and County Council applied to the Community Monuments Fund on behalf of Clonshire Church; the grant application of €70,000 was successful.

Clonshire Church is a 12th Century Church which has been extended and adapted in the later medieval period.

The site is a National Monument and is owned by the Local Authority.

At the meeting, it was confirmed that a CCTV strategy is currently under development, and once finalised any other CCTV installations will be in accordance with this strategy.

The proposed strategy will adhere to all legal requirements as set out under GDPR and the Data Protection Legislation.

Finally, following a question brought to the Council by Councillor Elisa O’Donovan the Council announced there are no provisions currently in traffic, or bye-law to enable “Residents Only” permits or signs to occur.

The Council will further investigate the parking issues in estates surrounding the University Hospital Limerick.

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