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The latest news from Adare, including Community Support information during COVID-19. Also, as we get back to normal trading we report the good news of the reopening of businesses and the opening of new businesses.

Remember to Shop Local and you will be supporting all Adare retailers who supported this community during lockdown, with grocery deliveries, etc.

New sports and recreational hub planned for Adare

AMBITIOUS proposals are in place to transform Adare’s Manor Fields into a sports and recreational hub. The former owners of Adare Manor Tom and Judy Kane gifted the fields beside the five-star resort to the local community to use. And the local community have responded by setting up a development firm to raise €2.5m for […]

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Elaina Fitzgerald Kane calls for “an urgent review of the existing supports for the tourism and hospitality sector”

Elaina Fitzgerald Kane, President of the IHF, calls for a review of help for the hospitality sector. Taoiseach Micheál Martin’s comments on Saturday that he does not foresee pubs and restaurants being open again before mid-summer have continued to anger the hospitality sector. The Irish Hotels Federation (IHF) has said the tourism industry is “devastated” […]

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Proposed Adare bypass is ‘critical to planning for the Ryder Cup’, oral hearing told.

THE proposed Limerick to Foynes Road, including the Adare bypass, is “crucial to logistical planning” for the Ryder Cup. That’s according to Limerick Chamber chief executive Dee Ryan, who was speaking at an An Bord Pleanala oral hearing into the €450m project. The national planning appeals body is four days into a two-and-a-half week inquiry […]

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Gardening tips for February

In February, you can really sense that spring is in the air and during Covid-19 you should make every effort to get out into your garden. Gardening in therapeutic. You know it’s spring when you see snowdrops and daffodils starting to appear and buds swelling on the trees. Prune winter-flowering shrubs like Mahonia and Viburnum […]

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Local Business Changes.

New and exciting Takeaway Cabin at the Treehouse at Fitzgeralds Woodland House Hotel and Spa. Garvey’s Centra takeover Lohan’s. New Restaurant coming to Adare? Garvey’s Centra Adare. Tomas Garvey, store owner, published the following on the store’s flyer. We are delighted to bring our retail & food excellence to your community here in Adare. At […]

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New Limerick road is ‘crucial to logistical planning’ for Ryder Cup

THE proposed Limerick to Foynes Road, including the Adare bypass, is “crucial to logistical planning” for the Ryder Cup. That’s according to Limerick Chamber chief executive Dee Ryan, who was speaking at an An Bord Pleanala oral hearing into the €450m project. The national planning appeals body is four days into a two-and-a-half week inquiry […]

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Oral hearing opens into the proposed new Adare bypass.

TRAFFIC on the current road between Limerick and Foynes is significantly above what it’s designed to take, an oral hearing into the proposed new Adare bypass has heard. An Bord Pleanala has today opened a two-and-a-half week inquiry into a proposed new Limerick to Foynes route. As well as bypassing Adare, the €450m 35km road […]

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Knockfierna Cross, a beacon of light in these dark times

TIMES might be tough now but as a reminder of darker times and a beacon of hope for the future then look no further than Knockfierna. A lot of people died of starvation on the hill during the famine years. One hundred years later a cross was built on the top though pure grit and […]

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Limerick Council to host series of free Tidy Towns webinars

EXACTLY a year ago Limerick launched its programme for European Green Leaf Year 2020. Fast forward to February 2021 and Limerick City and County Council is hosting a series of free Tidy Towns related webinars in 2021 for its 9th annual Tidy Towns seminar. Ms McDonnell, environmental awareness officer with the council, said they organise […]

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West Limerick Food & Tourism Businesses Hungry for Collaboration

A new networking and training programme starting Wednesday 17 February 2021 will be of  interest to food/drink/tourist business in Adare. The second phase of the West Limerick Food Series, a comprehensive networking and training programme designed to inspire and develop the food sector and food tourism industry by fostering collaboration between businesses in the region, […]

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