The new Minister for Housing and Planning, Deputy Willie Penrose T.D has visited the Regeneration project in LImerick. He met the Boards of Limerick Regeneration and the Community Consultative Forum which consists of residents from each of the five Regeneration neighbourhoods, Moyross, St. Marys Park, Ballinacurra Weston, O’Malley/Keyes Park and Carew/Kincora Park.
He also visted the newly build community creche in St. Marys park and the Our Lady of Lourdes Community centre in Ballinacurra Weston.
He also participated at the preliminary signing of contracts between the Regeneration Agencies and Clancy Construction for the first new build project at Cliona Park Moyross, which is due to start on the first week of August. The Minister welcomed the recent announcement of €2 million investment by Atlantic Philantropy towards the Social Aspects of the Regeneration Programme, and he said that his Department would provide part matching funding of €500,000 in 2011 for this new intivative.
He strongly re-iterated Governement support for the Limerick Regeneration Programme and asked for all stakeholders to play their full part in the process.
Front: Minister Willie Penrose, Patrick Clancy Clancy Construction, Brendan Kenny CEO.
Back: Deputy Mayor Cllr. Michael Hourigan, John Fitzgerald chairperson, Tom Mackey City Manager.