Karl Wallace

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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(...)

Cultural disarray in Limerick

Limerick deserves better than the unseemly disarray and recrimination that now surrounds its designation as City of Culture. To lose an artistic direc(...)

Chairman of the board of Limerick City of Culture Pat Cox  at the public meeting in the Clarion Hotel, Limerick,  following the  resignation of its artistic director Karl Wallace. Photograph:  Brian Arthur/ Press 22.

Calls were made at a heated meeting in Limerick last night for the resignation of the board of Limerick City of Culture following claims of no confide(...)

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  aim of the €6 million Limerick City of Culture project is to “permanently increase the engagement of citizens with arts and culture”, Minister for Arts Jimmy Deenihan told the Dáil last month.

The Government’s inaugural city of culture initiative is no stranger to controversy and confirmation yesterday that three key organisers have jumped s(...)

It is understood Karl Wallace, the artistic director who resigned his post this week, referenced artistic licence being challenged at a meeting of one of the festival’s organising “pillar” groups yesterday where he explained why he was stepping down.

The chief executive of Limerick City of Culture asked that a song recorded for the festival be changed because it contained rap lyrics by teenagers th(...)

Artistic director of Limerick City of Culture, Karl Wallace, was appointed to the position last March.

The artistic director of Limerick City of Culture has quit just two days into the city’s reign as Ireland’s first national city of culture.Speculation(...)

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