Sarah Dolan was raised in her family’s music venue in Limerick, and is intent on reviving the memory of the ‘Hibernian Prima Donna’, writes Cathy Desmond.
Mon, 05 Nov, 2018
looks forward to some of the exhibitions that are due to open in the coming weeks.
Sat, 14 Jul, 2018
The rebuilding of Limerick City centre advanced to a new stage yesterday with the commencement of the planning process for another huge segment of the urban renewal plan.
Thu, 29 Jun, 2017
Sat, 24 Jun, 2017
When Gerry Andrew’s photographs of the Milk Market in Limerick were exhibited in the city in 2014, the response was hugely positive.
Mon, 13 Mar, 2017
All aboard! Culture vultures are set to roam the streets of Ireland tonight sampling some of the estimated 3,000 free events in museums, galleries, theatres, churches, historic houses, and studios for Culture Night — but in Cork, they’ll travel in style.
Fri, 16 Sep, 2016
Sat, 06 Aug, 2016
The seven-year-old was just getting in the spirit of #Limerick 2020.
Wed, 13 Jul, 2016
Limerick is currently bidding to be the European Capital of Culture in 2020 and yesterday, as the judges arrived, there was a city-wide celebration, with events highlighting all the different elements of Limerick’s culture - including art.
Wed, 13 Jul, 2016
A pair of incredibly rare Kinsale silver trefid spoons which Weldons will bring to the National Antiques and Vintage Fair in Limerick.
Sat, 05 Mar, 2016
Sat, 06 Feb, 2016
Des O’Sullivan reports on a three day flurry of art and antique events around the country this bank holiday.
Sat, 01 Aug, 2015
How would you spend a day in Limerick? We asked our readers to share their favourite hidden gems in the Treaty city and we’ve included the best in this list.
Tue, 12 May, 2015
felt a sense of peace and wellbeing on a visit to the Treaty city.
Sat, 14 Mar, 2015
Craft-work was distilled to a pure form at this year’s RDS National Craft Awards, and a number of these works could have been transported across the hall to merge with the concurrent RDS Students Art Awards.
Thu, 11 Sep, 2014
An award-winning garden created for Bloom 2014 has been given a permanent home in the heart of Limerick to mark the city’s status as Ireland’s first National City of Culture.
Wed, 27 Aug, 2014
Van's Limerick gig may well be his only live performance in the country this year.
Mon, 11 Aug, 2014
Riverdance composer Bill Whelan last night cast his eye back on times past to childhood days in his old Limerick neighbourhood.
Fri, 08 Aug, 2014
A contemporary Limerick city 124-bed hotel comes for sale as the city enjoys its period as Irish City of Culture — and as trending.ie figures show Limerick hotel occupancy up 7%.
Thu, 08 May, 2014
President Michael D Higgins and racing magnate JP McManus are among more than 50 people photographed for a Limerick exhibition.
Tue, 08 Apr, 2014
St Patrick’s Day parades bring out the best in our towns and cities,Richard Fitzpatrick reports.
Mon, 17 Mar, 2014
One of the few Irish St Patrick’s Day celebrations that matches the splendour of those in America, a mix of paint, performances, pageantry, parades and parties, promises to make this year’s Dublin festival one of the most spectacular ever.
Sat, 15 Mar, 2014
As Limerick city centre stands on the cusp of massive transformation through major initiatives by the Limerick City/County Council and the University of Limerick, three businesswomen who steered commercial ventures for decades amid great challenges, are now looking forward to exciting times in the projected new capital of the Mid-West.
Mon, 03 Mar, 2014
SOME puppet show. There are moments when you despair for this country. One of those moments was when I heard Minister for the Arts, Jimmy Deenihan, thus describe on RTÉ Royale de Luxe, the theatre company whose proposed visit finally broke the relationship between Limerick City of Culture’s board and artistic director, Karl Wallace.
Thu, 09 Jan, 2014
177 lots at Adams sale include Lavery, Yeats and Henry, Des O’Sullivan reports.
Sun, 01 Dec, 2013
BACK in the late 1990s Nick Cave took to the stage of Dublin’s Gaiety Theatre.
Sun, 29 Sep, 2013
Garda cutbacks took a bizarre turn in Limerick yesterday when no member of the force could be found to dine at a top-class restaurant.
Fri, 27 Sep, 2013
EUROPEAN catwalks aren’t the only places to see new fashion this month. Brown Thomas Dublin’s Create initiative returns with a pop-up installation featuring 13 esteemed and emerging Irish designers of fashion, accessories, millinery, graphic print and textile design.
Wed, 11 Sep, 2013
National Heritage Week (Aug 17-25) is offering 1,700 events, most of which are free. Some 50,000 free copies of National Heritage Week Event Guides are available in Fáilte Ireland tourist offices, libraries, OPW sites, Bus Éireann stations and county council offices.
Fri, 16 Aug, 2013
The 2012 auction season is drawing to a close but there are is plenty of art exhibitions to choose from.
Sun, 16 Dec, 2012
A photographic exhibition has unexpectedly revealed an image of a Limerick boy whose murder was to set in train the vicious feud which caused death and bloodshed in the city for nearly 20 years.
Tue, 28 Aug, 2012
BEST view of Limerick City? From The Strand hotel’s elevator. Launching from a sleekly-styled lobby, its glass walls zoom upwards to a panorama over Sarsfield Bridge, the mighty River Shannon and Limerick Castle.
Mon, 21 May, 2012
IF LIMERICK is a tale of two cities, its Radisson Blu is a tale of two hotels.
Sat, 01 Oct, 2011
LIMERICK has received a major boost after one of the city’s popular drinking spots was named Best Tourist Bar in Ireland.
Thu, 23 Jun, 2011
SHANE KELLY has graduated from a course at Trinity College Dublin which has changed his life.
Fri, 12 Nov, 2010
TWO important historical archives with photographs, diaries and documents detailing life in Limerick and the mid-west from the early 20th century went on public display.
Wed, 13 Oct, 2010
TWO major museums have launched a link to make them more accessible to visitors.
Wed, 09 Jun, 2010
A BUSINESS leader has expressed concern at the marketing of Limerick as a rugby city.
Tue, 17 Nov, 2009
Slow Food Limerick for Babies & Toddlers: Mothers and fathers mark your calendars; Slow Food for Babies will take place at the Hunt Museum on Sunday, February 1, at 3pm.
Sat, 24 Jan, 2009
LIMERICK’S galleries, theatres and castles will host free cultural events on September 19 which has been designated Culture Night in the city.
Wed, 10 Sep, 2008
HIS career has been sensational — his return to Ireland dramatic — and now Andy Lee has promised his Limerick homecoming on February 2, when he headlines the city’s first professional boxing show at UL Arena, will be spectacular.
Fri, 04 Jan, 2008