Working with Limerick City Council, Failte Ireland, the LCBA, Shannon Development – and co-ordinated fantastically by Laura Ryan at the Communications Office a joined-up national marketing campaign to promote Limerick this Christmas has been launched. A fantastic brochure highlighting the amazing reasons to come to Limerick and listing the great things that are happening here are all in the glossy. It looks brilliant and is well worth checking out! Coupled with the various parking initiatives that are taking place (traders are offering coupons towards multi-storey car parks and city hall is offering free on-street parking – click here for more info) there is no reason not to get into the city this Christmas! To see what’s happening and for more information check out

We are living in tough economic times. Retail sales have been hit severely over the last two+ years & the increase in VAT is not going to help the situation.

But people will still spend and celebrate Christmas. It’s a time for festivities and a time to cherish what we have…

And so this week and every week leading up to Christmas –  the Chamber is urging people in Limerick to support Limerick. Shop in Limerick. Keep your sp€nd in Limerick. And celebrate Limerick & the wonderful eclectic mix of retail, cafe, cultural & many many more attractions that we have. I for one am a proud Limerick man and look forward to enjoying the festive cheer in our great city over the next few weeks.