Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Heather Humphreys: Limerick must submit its bid to her department in October.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Limerick City of Culture director Mike Fitzpatrick is to lead the city’s bid for European Capital of Culture in 2020, it has been confirmed.Widely re(...)

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(...)

Minister for Arts Jimmy Deenihan  said artists are going through a “very challenging time. It is very difficult for them to maintain galleries and other workspaces and at the same time rent accommodation too”.

A subsidised living space for artists has been officially launched in Limerick at the redeveloped cultural quarter in John’s Square. Limerick Arts Off(...)