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The Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival is now in its tenth year, and for its first time will be a virtual one this year!  It will also celebrate 10 years of the festival and Limerick as a UNESCO Learning City-Region. The festival will be held from Monday 28th September to Sunday 4th October 2020 and the

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Councillor Sarah Kiely, Deputising for the Mayor for Limerick City and County, Padraig Malone, Limerick City and County and Yvonne Lane, Learning Limerick Coordinator, were delighted to accept an invitation from UNESCO to participate in the fourth International Conference on Learning Cities.  The conference theme was  ‘Inclusion – A principle for lifelong learning and sustainable

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A meeting of the Learning Ambassadors was held in West Limerick Resources in Newcastle West on 26th June. Adrienne O’Connell welcomed the group to West Limerick Resources and chaired the session as the host organisation for the meeting. This Learning Ambassadors meeting follows on from previous meetings held in Griffith College and Southill Hub; as

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The new website for Learning Limerick was launched on Wednesday 19th June at an event in Istabraq Hall. LearningLimerick.ie is a dedicated website that will make it easier for those interested in lifelong learning to get information about the range of courses and insight into the whole area of Lifelong Learning. It will strengthen Learning

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Representatives from Learning Limerick and the other cities from the Irish Network of Learning Cities, Cork, Dublin and Derry attended a seminar hosted by Belfast Learning City on Thursday 6th June. The seminar event was part of some research and engagement work that the group in Belfast Learning City had commissioned to help them build a

A new Learning City Charter involving the cities from across the island of Ireland of Limerick, Dublin, Cork, and Derry has been signed, symbolising an act of solidarity and peace building at a time of political challenge. Councillor Eddie Ryan, deputising for the Mayor of the City and County of Limerick, joined counterparts from Cork,

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On Wednesday 10th April, the Limerick Learning Neighbourhoods was launched by the Limerick Community Education Network (LCEN) during the Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival week in the Abundant Life Centre, Henry Street. This initiative was brought to life following a workshop and study visits to Cork Learning City held last year by the LCEN and was

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Experts in Lifelong Learning from Learning Cities in Ireland and around the world joined Limerick participants to explore how we can bridge the gap between urban and rural, young and old, returning to learning and welcoming communities. The Learning Cities Regions seminar Bridging the Gap was held in King John’s Castle as part of the

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