Some puppet: the Little Giant Girl in Liverpool. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty

An old woman dozes in the hot morning sun, her chest rising and dipping to the rumble of a snore that reverberates through the concourse of St George’(...)

 French Theatre company, Royal De Luxe,  performing street theatre  on the streets of London.   Photograph:  Jim Dyson/Getty Images

An internationally renowned street theatre company whose planned booking was at the centre of tensions which led to the resignation of the Limerick Ci(...)

‘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(...)

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(...)

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

The former CEO of Limerick City of Culture has spoken to gardaí about concerns her phone may have been hacked.Patricia Ryan who resigned from her posi(...)

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(...)