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GENERATION REGENERATION: Will Limerick city ever get the chance it was promised to eliminate deprivation?
Cuts, revisions and delays have resulted in under delivery of housing and controversy over the regeneration of Limerick, over a decade after a plan was launched to transform the city.
9 Backers raised €250 of €3320
The live export trade has grown substantially in recent years as incomes dwindle in the domestic market, with the Minister for Agriculture recently calling the trade “a critical part of Ireland’s livestock industry”.
35 Backers raised €845 of €2100
Over 14 bikes are stolen every day in Ireland with the pandemic leading to not just a surge in cycling but also bike theft.
57 Backers raised €1640 of €1640
Emissions from the transport sector are a major contributor to climate change, both globally and at home, and can pose a significant health risk, especially in built-up, populated urban areas.
19 Backers raised €520 of €1640
Every summer, social media streams are inundated with photos of roadside hedges decimated across the country even though it is illegal to cut them from 1 March to 31 August.
54 Backers raised €1655 of €1630
Patients, visitors, and staff of Irish hospitals are forking out over €60,000 every day to park at hospitals around the country. In 2017, €22.4 million was raised by hospitals from parking, making it an important source of funding for them.
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Access to public transport has been highlighted as a problem in Ireland for many years with notice needed for commuter trains, numerous bus stops inaccessible, some areas not covered by any service and accessible taxis in short supply.
54 Backers raised €1200 of €1200
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DEAD END: Will Galway’s long promised ring road make a significant difference to traffic congestion in the city?
It was 1999 when a bypass was first proposed for the city of Galway. Since then, traffic congestion has grown ever worse and long delays have become a feature of daily life for those who live and work there. For a relatively compact city, congestion is far worse than might be expected, not least because public transport options are so limited.
39 Backers raised €1200 of €1200