These projects would be for the improvement of society. The projects undertaken vary greatly in size and kind, but are most important for community benefit.
The City Infirmary foundation stone 1766: Arrangements were made for this stone to be transferred to post-graduate Sylvester O’Halloran Medical Centre at the Regional Hospital.
The Limerick Association Events: Promoted the revival of re-union in Limerick by the arrangement of a three day programme for 95 over sea visitors.
The Schools Art Competition: In 1993, 1994 and in 2008.
Limerick Information Booklet.
Gulbenkian Civic Trust Ireland Awards.
Security systems for Senior Citizens: the installation of door chain, spy holes and smoke alarms. Phase 1 via Limerick Shannon Rotary Club, Phase 2 via Limerick City Council.
Boat Building: Built life-size replicas of traditional Limerick crafts.
Built a laundry building for the Focus refuge.
The Millennium Register: A collection of business and commercial letterheads were collected and index bound.
The Lodis Project: sponsoring member of this E.U. initiative for Limerick.
Liszt Concert: organised a commemorative concert of Liszt’s visit to Limerick in 1841.
Arthur’s Quay Boards: researched and designed interpretative boards about the Arthur family.
Indexed Parish and Public Records.
Digitally archived Parish and Public records
The Carroll Collection: Now on display at the Georgian House & Garden Visitor Centre, No. 2 Pery Square.
Limerick Attraction Guide.
The Hall of Fame Portrait Gallery: Donated by Dr. Tom Ryan RHA. On display at the Bishops’ Palace, Kings Island.
The Martin Bourke Series of Profiles: Audio-visual presentation on the lives and music of acclaimed performers.
Commemorative Projects for George Alexander Osborne (1806 – 1893)
Repaired the Osborne Family Grave. Provided an information leaflet on G.A. Osborne and his family. Provided a commemorative plaque for the Osborne Grave.
Training Courses: For the Limerick City Street Ambassadors.
Limerick City Table Quiz
Corbrack House: cleaned and decorated this new refuge building for Focus Ireland.
People’s Park Benches: 1. Installed 21 new benches, which are suitable for the disabled and the elderly, in the park. 2. Provided a circular feature bench.
The Pery Gate: Built a new entrance into the Peoples’ Park at Boherbuoy.
Church Street, Kings Island: Provided window boxes and hanging baskets for each house in the street.
The Peoples’ Park: Prepared and sponsored the award entry which won a green flag for the park.
The Hannah Parr Emigrant Ship: Provided a plaque in St. Munchin’s Churchyard (C of I) noting the tragic events in 1868 when three infants died.
Secondary Schools Project: Organised a writer’s competition for the sixteen secondary schools in the city area including giving an illustrated talk to 1300 students.
Kilkee Community Centre: Provided musical entertainment for senior citizens at the centre on a weekly basis.