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    Significant National Achievement for Limerick Museum

    At its meeting on 10th April the Heritage Council (Kilkenny) awarded full accreditation to the Hunt Museum, Limerick, under the Council’s Museums Standards Programme for Ireland (www.heritagecouncil.ie/museums). This rigorous programme sets out to improve operational standards across all Irish museums and art galleries.   Some fifty + venues are engaged in this process across Ireland; the […]

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    Fab Lab Limerick – the future is here

    An exciting and futuristic new initiative opens in Limerick this Thursday. Fab Lab Limerick started in 2012 when a group of staff and students and graduates from the school of architecture at UL began to build their own 3D printers, CNC Routers and laser cutters as part of the elective programme at the School of […]

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    Eigse Michael Hartnett announces exciting line-up

    Author Claire Kilroy, Grammy-award winning singer/songwriter Susan McKeown, historian Professor Diarmaid Ferriter, Limerick mountaineer Mark Quinn and photographer John Minihan are amongst the confirmed participants of this year’s Éigse Michael Hartnett in Newcastle West, County Limerick from April 10-12th. The renowned poet and novelist, Theo Dorgan has taken up the reins as President of the exciting and wide-ranging festival celebrating the life and work […]

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    Culture & Chips – quirky new Limerick food carnival is launched

    LIMERICK City is cooking up something special for the June Bank Holiday weekend as part of Limerick National City of Culture 2014. ‘Culture & Chips’ is a food carnival taking place in the city centre in a specially transported 1920’s Spiegeltent. Frites, chips, potato wedges or French fries – whatever you call them, there is […]

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    Noye’s Fludde opens in Limerick this week

    As part of the Limerick City of Culture 2014 celebration, St. Mary’s Cathedral, in association with RTE lyric fm, today announced details of the new production of Benjamin Britten’s classic opera Noye’s Fludde   (Noah’s Flood ) scheduled for six performances from 28th March to 1st April 2014. First performed in 1957 as part of the […]

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    Coffee morning in aid of Self Help Africa – Friday 21 March

    The George Boutique Hotel in Limerick city is hosting a coffee morning on Friday 21 March to celebrate International Women’s Day and raise funds for Women African Farmers. The team are absolutely delighted to have guest speaker Deirdre O’Shaughnessy Journalist - Deirdre is the editor of Cork’s biggest weekly newspaper, the Cork Independent, and a regular contributor […]

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    Special Olympians Announced as Limerick Grand Marshals for St Patrick’s Day Parade

    Special Olympics athletes from Team Munster have been announced as the Grand Marshals for the Limerick 2014 St Patrick’s Day Parade. The announcement was made today (Monday) as Limerick, National City of Culture 2014, plays host to the 2014 Special Olympics Ireland games this June in what will be one of the largest and most […]

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    Limerick to host major business tourism conference this week

    An organisation responsible for generating millions of euro in business tourism revenue annually as well as the majority of international conference business in Ireland will hold a major national conference at The Strand Hotel in Limerick City this Thursday (March 13th, 2014). The Association of Irish Professional Conference Organisers (AIPCO) has decided to host its […]

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The-Hunt-Museum--Night-View (1)

Significant National Achievement for Limerick Museum

At its meeting on 10th April the Heritage Council (Kilkenny) awarded full accreditation to the Hunt Museum, Limerick, under the Council’s Museums Standards Programme for Ireland (www.heritagecouncil.ie/museums). This rigorous programme sets out to improve operational standards across all Irish museums and art galleries.   Some fifty + venues are engaged in this process across Ireland; the […]

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Fashion with a Heart – Strand Hotel Limerick

Musical evening and fashion show with models from the Hilary Thompson Modelling agency highlighting some of the very best that Limerick has to offer in the form of fashion, music, song and comedy. ======================== This event is in aid of the flood victims at St Mary’s park Tickets for the fashion and musical evening will […]

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Fab Lab Limerick – the future is here

An exciting and futuristic new initiative opens in Limerick this Thursday. Fab Lab Limerick started in 2012 when a group of staff and students and graduates from the school of architecture at UL began to build their own 3D printers, CNC Routers and laser cutters as part of the elective programme at the School of […]