Local communities encouraged to re-imagine Limerick

first_img TAGSlimerickReimagining Limerick: Intercultural Limerick Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Print Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash BUILDING new connections between communities and strengthening existing links is the aim of Reimagining Limerick: Intercultural Limerick, which runs from October 17 to 23.Eugene Quinn, from the Intercultural Working Group, who are organising the festival said that the centenary of the 1916 Rising gave everyone an opportunity to reflect on society as a whole. Reimagining Limerick hopes that this will encourage people to work together to shape a truly inclusive Limerick where all residents are welcomed and valued, irrespective of colour, creed or culture.”“Limerick is home to nearly 200,000 people and we want them all to feel part of this festival. This is about celebrating Limerick in all its different forms,” he explained.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up A fascinating story about a Muslim girl’s experience growing up in Ireland will be one of the highlights of this year’s Intercultural Week. Iesha Moustafa will speak to young people in Limerick schools about her experiences of Irish society and also of being a football player.A World Food Festival taking place at the Limerick Milk Market between 11am and 4pm on October 23 is another highlight of the festival programme.“As Limerick continues to grow and be enriched by people making Limerick their home, it is important that communities come together,” said Mayor Kieran O’Hanlon.“Everyone has their own unique identity but we all share a common bond – that of calling Limerick home.  I’m calling on all Limerick people to check out the events taking place over the seven days and attend at least one of them,” he said.by Alan [email protected] WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Emailcenter_img Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Advertisement Linkedin Previous articleThe Loveliest Night of the Year – homage to Mario LanzaNext articleMemorial honours three Askeaton freedom fighters Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie Facebook NewsLocal NewsLocal communities encouraged to re-imagine LimerickBy Alan Jacques – October 15, 2016 927 last_img

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