City to host major choral festival in 2013


A major international choral festival is to take place in Limerick next year, it has been announced.

Hundreds of choristers from all over Ireland, Europe and the US will take part in the Limerick Sings International Choral Festival, which the city will host next summer.

It will take place during the June bank holiday weekend from May 31st to June 2nd. Local, national and international choirs will come together for a weekend of non-competitive singing.

“Some say Limerick’s heart may belong to sport, but its soul is singing,” said Mayor of Limerick Cllr Gerry McLoughlin. Further information is available on