first_imgLinkedin Email by Bernie English [email protected] residents might have some good news on the shopping front shortly, with indictions that a number of interests have been looking at taking over the vacant Eurospar premises.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up A meeting of Limerick City and County Council’s special policy committee this week was told by senior council staff that there are indications that a number of groups are looking at taking over the premises.The Eurospar closed earlier this year with the owners citing a high level of personal injury claims as the cause for shutting up shop.The supermarket was the only store of its size serving the large population of the area.Other projects which the council are making progress with include the Lord Edward Street site, where clearing work has now finished, making it ready for a contractor to step in, elected members were told.In all of the work being carried out across the regeneration areas, the social clause – which demands that qualified local people be employed wherever possible – has been applied.In all new contracts, 10 per cent of man days are being allocate to youth and long-term unemployed people with apprenticeships in various disciplines also coming on stream, the meeting was told. Facebook Print Advertisementcenter_img Twitter NewsBreaking newsGood news for Moyross?By Bernie English – October 20, 2015 841 WhatsApp Previous articleRaheen development gets goingNext articleTen houses too few in Limerick crisis Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news.last_img

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