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(...)

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(...)

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. (...)

John Greenwood and Mary Coll speaking on behalf of members of the Limerick artistic community who expressed their support for Karl Wallace. Photograph: Brian Gavin/Press 22

The resignation of the artistic director of Limerick City of Culture on the eve of the launch of the year long event, followed a performance review of(...)

The opening of the Lime Tree Theatre was seen as a positive development, but its sole remit is not to develop or support local artists

Nine months away from Limerick becoming Ireland’s first “National City of Culture”, an artistic programme has yet to be agreed and finalised fo(...)