Limerick city gets its first pride rainbow crossing
Limerick city has just installed its very first Pride Rainbow cross walk as part of its newest measure to improve inclusivity and active travel in the city.
The Pride Rainbow has been placed beside a zebra crossing on Bridge Street, close to Limerick's city and county council offices at Merchant's Quay.
The council said it hopes to express how much Limerick is an inclusive place to live and work from, showing it off with pride.
The crossing has been installed by the city's Active Travel team and plans to upgrade and improve the pedestrian and cycling network in Limerick.
Mayor of the city Cllr Daniel Butler said: "One of Limerick’s strengths is its diversity. The LGBTQ+ community is a huge part of who we are in Limerick and I am delighted to see the Pride Rainbow colours appear in such a prominent way.
"Thousands of people pass along this route every day and this is a very visual way for us to say that Limerick is inclusive and welcoming to all."
Similar Pride crossings have popped up across Ireland recently in Dublin, Cork and Wicklow.