€250m plan unveiled to transform city centre
DETAILS of an ambitious €250m plan to transform Limerick's economy over the next two decades have been unveiled.
'Limerick 2030 – An Economic and Spatial Plan' has the potential to deliver 5,000 new jobs and sets out to change the infrastructure of the city centre and deliver a new vision for Limerick as a centre for investment.
• A renaissance for Limerick's waterfront and the creation of an iconic destination building.
• The transformation of O'Connell St, Catherine St and Henry St.
• A new city square/plaza to define the heart of the city.
• A city centre education campus, to include facilities from LIT, UL and MIC.
• Restoration of the Georgian Quarter.
Limerick City and County Councils Manager Conn Murray described it as "a once-in-a-generation plan to guide the economic, social and physical renaissance" of the city.