Nationwide’s feature on Murroe will air on RTE 1 at 7pm on Monday, October 10th.
Here’s RTE’s synopsis of what to expect:
“Nationwide visits Murroe in East Limerick to witness true community spirit when 175 tractors take part in this year’s annual charity vintage tractor run…in the rain! Mary Kennedy also pays a visit to the new home of spiritual musician and Murroe local Noirin Ni Riain..and takes a trip to former rugby legend John ‘Bull’ Hayes’s nearby farm in Cappamore to talk life post retirement.”
Well done to the Murroe Tidy Towns team who have put in so much time and effort into making our village look good. Please note that thanks to their efforts, Murroe has also made it through to the Limerick Going for Gold final, which takes place on October 11th. Please keep your fingers and toes crossed for them!
Congratulations are in order to the Garanbawn Residents Association, whose tool sharing idea has been selected as one of the winners of this year’s KBC ‘Bright Ideas’ competition. This is the third year in a row that a Murroe project has been successful in this 3-year old competition.
Even better, the project has been selected as one of the 14 national ideas shortlisted for an additional €5000 in funding. The winner will be determined by public vote so please support this local initiative by voting. You can do so through this link, which will also tell you a little bit more about the winning idea: https://kbcbrightideas.com/ideas-hub/limerick/luke-bourke/?list=2
E HAnother Murroe Winner For This Year’s KBC ‘Bright Ideas’ Competition!
Murroe will again be in the limelight this month as the team from ‘Nationwide’ visit to do a feature on our community. This will take place on the 16th, 17th and 18th of September and will coincide with the tractor run and another big announcement.
Murroe is featured in this weeks Limerick post relating to its visit recently by the judging panel of the Pride of Place competition.
Judges Alison and Tom Dowling ran the rule over the villages of Murroe and Broadford as well as the Limerick Youth Theatre and Liskenneth Farm in Granagh which were selected as Limerick’s representative in annual competition this year
After the event on the 12th of July, Murroe Community Council recieved the following letter of appreciation from Limerick County Council. Congratulations to all involved on a greatly successful day.
Now we wait for the results!
Original Post 11 July 2016
Limerick City and County Council has selected Murroe as their Candidate for the All Ireland Competition,’Pride of Place’. The Judging is happening on Monday the 11th July. The judges will spend three hours with us in Murroe.
Judges for Murroe Pride of Place will be arriving for 10.00 on Monday. Here is what they will be hearing and seeing. If you are around so much the better. There will be stands in the main hall of various organisations.
9.50 Judges arrive and brought to the Fitzgerald room in the hall via the side entrance
10.00 Presentation in Fitzgerald Room
10.30 Tour of stands in the main Hall.
11.15 Tour of the village going to