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Proud Limerick community pleads for its own ‘Berlin Wall’ to finally be pulled down

Moyross wants structure to be removed as gesture towards brighter future

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Limerick Councillor James Collins at the wall in Moyross which campaigners say cuts off the suburb from the rest of the city. Photo: Liam Burke/Press 22

Limerick Councillor James Collins at the wall in Moyross which campaigners say cuts off the suburb from the rest of the city. Photo: Liam Burke/Press 22

Limerick Councillor James Collins at the wall in Moyross which campaigners say cuts off the suburb from the rest of the city. Photo: Liam Burke/Press 22

In a city famed for its bridges, Limerick instead finds itself making headlines over a controversial wall dividing a community.

Limerick is at the centre of a campaign to have a three-metre-high wall in the suburb of Moyross torn down amid claims it represents an anachronistic 21st-century 'Berlin Wall' and is a clear psychological brake on local development efforts.


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