‘For too long, there has been a gap between Ireland and our diaspora, but that gap is now closing all the time.’ Photograph: Alan Place

Spring was in the air at Limerick City Hall earlier this week when Minister of State for the Diaspora Jimmy Deenihan launched the Limerick Diaspora St(...)

The Limerick City of Culture NYE Pageant. Limerick’s local authority is not facing any financial losses following the city’s year as national City of Culture, according to county council officials. Photograph: Brian Gavin/Press 22

Limerick’s local authority is not facing any financial losses following the city’s year as national City of Culture, the chief executive of Limerick C(...)

A cultural highlight: Tens of thousands people turned out to watch Royal de Luxe’s Grandmother crossing Sarsfield Bridge in Limerick. Photograph:  Liam Burke/Press 22

The biggest event of Limerick’s year as National City of Culture had 250,000 people watching a giant granny move about a city, as she captivated he(...)

The granny as she made her farewell journey through the streets of Limerick. Photograph: Alan Place/FusionShooters 1:24

It seems the Irish hospitality proved too much for one 85-year-old visiting grandmother, whose Sunday lie-in left thousands waiting in anticipation in(...)

The top earner in Irish local authorities is Dublin City Council’s chief executive Owen Keegan, who earns €175,721 a year.

Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan has confirmed that there are 216 local authority staff currently earning more than €100,000 each.The top earn(...)

Minister for Arts Heritage and the Gaeltacht Jimmy Deenihan told City of Culture organisers that funding would not be decided until budget. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Limerick City of Culture ran into “serious cash-flow problems” only weeks before it opened in January. Internal (...)

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The amalgamation of Limerick City Council and Limerick County Council will move one step closer as both local authorities prep(...)

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(...)

Jimmy Deenihan: “Limerick must seize this opportunity to brand itself in a positive way, capitalising on its rich culture.” Photograph: David Sleator

In Limerick City of Culture: the Movie, Pat Cox is played by Oliver Reed, Michael Noonan by Oliver Hardy, Jimmy Deenihan by Ardal O’Hanlon and Conn(...)

Fire Preformers taking part in the Limerick City of Culture New Year’s Eve Pageant. Photograph: Brian Gavin Press 22

andA Limerick-based academic and curator has emerged as one of the possible candidates to take over the City of Culture festival on an interim basis f(...)