The Limerick No. 1 Rural District Council convened for a meeting on Saturday to discuss and decide on the advertising contract for the upcoming year. A total of three tenders were submitted and fervently debated upon by the council members. Limerick Echo and Irish People both tendered their bids at £20 apiece, while Limerick Leader proposed a lower amount of £15 for the said contract.
The council members weighed the pros and cons of each tender, taking every aspect of the proposal into consideration in their quest to make an informed decision. After much deliberation, the council finally chose to accept Limerick Echo’s £20 tender. Mr John Ryan, J P, of Killenure, was the one who proposed accepting Limerick Echo’s bid and was eventually backed by the other members of the council as well.
Although it may seem that the other two bids – from Irish People and Limerick Leader – were discarded without much thought, this was far from the reality. Recognizing the merit in the proposals submitted by these two parties, notices of motion were filed to leave open the possibility of accepting their respective tenders in the future.
The Limerick No. 1 Rural District Council demonstrated their commitment to the growth and development of the region through a well-rounded, democratic decision-making process, to ensure that the ultimate beneficiary of their decisions remains the community at large.
Limerick Echo – Tuesday 07 October 1902