The Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival made an inspirational ninth return to the city and county this year in April with over 200 free events and activitiestaking place for the enjoyment and learning of all. There really was something to entertain and involve people of all ages, interests and backgrounds during the week long festival. Organisers
Learning Limerick announced a further commitment to advancing Limerick’s progress as a Learning Region when its partners signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Thursday 7th March 2019 in Limerick City Hall. This agreement is a strong statement of their intent and support for the Learning City-Region initiative for Limerick. All of the organisations involved
Learning Ambassadors will work with Learning Limerick and the Festival and help promote and celebrate learning opportunities. They will act as role models and help inspire learners. A number of participants indicated their interested in becoming Learning Ambassadors at the Networking Meeting last November; and a first meeting of this group of this group was
The first meeting of the all-Ireland Network of Learning Cities (Limerick, Cork, Belfast, Dublin and Derry-Strabane Learning City-Regions) was held in Cork as part of the Cork Nov 21st Learning Cities Conversations event. Cork Learning City has brought this group together and all of the City-Regions have adopted the UNESCO Guidelines for Building Learning Cities.
On November 21st, Cork Learning City hosted a ‘Learning Cities Conversations’ event. Learning Limerick Chairperson, Eimear Brophy and Lifelong Learning Facilitator, Yvonne Lane, participated in panel discussions on perspectives from Learning Cities with Cork and Belfast Learning Cities. The themes discussed were how Learning Festivals make cities make cities more green and healthy, equitable and