Community Day unites people of Limerick

first_img TAGSCllr Sean LynchLimerick community participation network Maureen Browne from Step Forward and Eoin O’Herlihy from O’Herlihy Access ConsultancyMaureen Browne from Step Forward and Eoin O’Herlihy from O’Herlihy Access ConsultancyLimerick people got their chance to have their say on a range of local issues at a Community Day in Limerick city on Wednesday 22 February.The Community Participation Network, Limerick (CPN) organised the event to allow people to meet with their local Public Participation Network representatives to discuss the accessibility issues affecting them in their locality.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up “The day made me feel part of the society in that there are ways to change to meet my needs,” said Catherine Keane who is a service user at local disability group Headway.Those in attendance were able to discuss issues across several different areas including: economic development, enterprise and planning, the environment, home and social development, community, leisure and emergency services, joint policing, local community development, travel and transport.Several members of the local council were in attendance including Sean Lynch from Limerick City West.“It’s all about keeping unity in the community,” Councillor Lynch said, “it doesn’t matter if it’s in transport, environment or community development, it’s about working together for the common good, for the people.”Eoin O’ Herlihy from O’ Herlihy Access Consultancy made a presentation at the event, which discussed universal design and accessibility. After the presentation people were invited to speak with their PPN representatives about the issues that are important to them and in the afternoon Mr O’Herlihy made another presentation on making universal design and accessibility work in Limerick.For further information about CPN Limerick contact local county coordinators Martha Potter, of Hospital Family Resource Centre by phoning 087 2813341 or email [email protected], and  Elisa O’Donovan, of Headway by phoning 087 9120231 or email [email protected] Email Advertisement Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Kiosk could give Gardaí greater presence in Limerick city centre WhatsApp NewsCommunityCommunity Day unites people of LimerickBy Editor – February 26, 2017 983 County Limerick crime statistics ‘don’t stack up’ center_img Bon Secours Great Limerick Run launched by Metropolitan Mayor Previous articleAfter Dark – Munster Heart Foundation BallNext articleSister act claim €500,000 lottery prize Editor Metropolitan Mayor from Tipperary happy to call Limerick home ‘Fully resourced’ crime office needed in Bruff Public apology demanded from Limerick Twenty Thirty chairman Print Linkedin Twitterlast_img

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