Salt Mountain Project Arts Centre, Dublin ***   This new play about unity and division in a time of violent upheaval lands wi(...)

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(...)

‘We delivered’: Karl Wallace at Siama Tire in Tralee, of which he was director from 2008 to 2013. Photograph:  Eamonn Keogh/MacMonagle

There’s a telling feature in the preview catalogue for this year’s Limerick City of Culture celebrations. The glossy brochure opens with a message (...)

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(...)

Mike Fitzpatrick’s appointment to a dual role as chief executive and artistic director of Limerick City of Culture appears to have soothed the wounds of the past few weeks and was widely welcomed in Limerick. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

There was a palpable air of relief at the press conference to announce Mike Fitzpatrick’s appointment as interim head of Limerick City of Culture yest(...)

Chairman of the board of Limerick’s City of Culture Pat Cox pictured at a public meeting in the Clarion Hotel, Limerick. He said the project had yet to receive any of the €6 million promised to it by Government.

Limerick City of Culture board members will decide today on how to replace its chief executive Patricia Ryan, who has resigned from the position. (...)

Pat Cox “must learn a very different language of consultation, trust, respect and inclusivity,” said Councillor Tom Shortt

Minister for Arts Jimmy Deenihan has conceded that it would have better if the €6 million provided for the Limerick City of Culture had been announced(...)

Minister for the Arts Jimmy Deenihan was keen to emphasise his role in awarding Limerick its City of Culture status, yet admitted that his knowledge of what was happening was essentially limited to what he “read in the paper”. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

The debacle in Limerick has done considerable damage to the image of arts administration in Ireland, at a time when the arts is fighting for every pen(...)

Patricia Ryan who resigned as chief executive of Limerick
City of Culture today

Embattled Limerick City of Culture chief executive Patricia Ryan has resigned saying that “speculation and commentary” about her €120,000 a year post (...)

The Facebook page of the Limerick City of Culture appears to have been hacked overnight.The unidentified hackers claimed they acted “to ensure that th(...)