In addition to the 'main opinion' above, I believe that Limerick has the potential to become a major centre for boating activity, both 500+ km inland waterways and the sea. We are the only town or city in Ireland where it would be possible to do this, being, as we are, uniquely placed on the River Shannon (inland) and the Estuary (sea). With a bit of encouragement, over time, we could become a centre of major activity in both areas.
1. When developing town parks across the county, create a network for the town parks linking the shared resources, interdependency, e,g, healthy rivers and streams that all connect towns and villages. 2. Develop infrastructures across the county that facilitate the various demographic needs. 3. Ensure all watercourses and wildlife surrounding and within the river are protected in planned developments and maintenance of current facilities.
That consideration be given to the potential development of facilities on the Bishop's Field in Corbally that would enable Scoil Íde to provide for the identified needs of the school community. These facilities would also be available to the broader community in line with the Council's aim to " foster healthy, sustainable, inclusive and attractive communities" ( page 218 Draft Limerick Development Plan 2022-2028)