DEVELOPERS behind a complex near Thomond Park are seeking to ditch the medical centre planned as part of the project – and add more student apartments.

Shelbourne Medical Properties has already secured planning permission to demolish the former Hassett’s Bar, and replace it with 31 student units, providing 143 bed spaces.

But now, the firm is seeking permission from Limerick City and County Council to take away the medical facility in favour of 19 new spots for those studying at third level.

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