PIC: First Look At The New International Rugby Experience Museum In Limerick
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This looks class.
The Limerick Leader has revealed the first image of a new €10m International Rugby Experience Museum that is set to be built on O’Connell Street in Limerick, the home of Munster Rugby and Thomond Park.
The exciting venture is backed by former Ireland, Lions and Munster captain Paul O’Connell along with JP McManus, and is set to attract thousands of visitors to the south west of Ireland.
If granted all the relevant planning permissions, the development will create up to 100 construction jobs, as well a number of full-time and part-time positions once open.
“Planning permission is to be sought by Rugby World Experience Ltd for an interactive, multi-media visitor centre “celebrating the sport of rugby on a global scale through a state-of- the-art and iconic building”.” The Limerick Leader writes
“The ambitions plans – described by Munster rugby legend Paul O’Connell, chairman of the board behind the project, as “very special for the city” – will fill a high-tech 30,000 square foot exhibition space, and will bring together dramatic 4D interactive galleries and exhibits celebrating historic moments from the history of rugby.”
The visitor attraction has been designed by internationally renowned architects Niall McLaughlin, and it is hoped that the International Rugby Experience will open by early 2019.