Thousands lined the streets for Limerick’s St Patrick’s Day Parade. An Elvis lookalike was among those who participated in the festivities. Photograph: Alan Place/FusionShooters.

Giant buzzing bees, a 16-foot bear and plenty of lively performances from Limerick’s Filipino, Indian, Eastern European and African communities(...)

Winners of the best international band, the Acton-Boxborough Regional High School Marching Colonials from Massachusettes, USA. Photograph: Alan Place/FusionShooters.

With the theme music from hit movies like Superman and James Bond and even an appearance by ‘Jaws’ the killer shark, there was plenty to keep s(...)

Pat Cox said any future appointments such as those to fill the roles of chief executive or artistic director, would be advertised.

The interim head of Limerick City of Culture has said he is not a healer of the past but a manager for the future.Mike Fitzpatrick, head of the Limeri(...)

Fidget Feet at the launch Limerick National City of Culture 2014. Photograph: Sean Curtin

‘Urban, edgy and contemporary” are the aims of the €6 million programme for Limerick’s reign as the first national City of Culture.The year-long progr(...)

Part of the lottery money will fund several 1916 commemoration projects

More than half of the €405 million raised from the sale of the National Lottery is to be re-invested in a range of State projects and programmes, incl(...)

IntroductionThis Budget and Estimates sets out to deliver on this Government’s promise to the Irish people at the last General Election – to fulfil ou(...)