The Limerick Arts Office has announced details of the sixth annual Culture Night Limerick initiative, a series of late night cultural events that will take place at various locations throughout the city and county this Friday (September 20th).
Culture Night is a Temple Bar Cultural Trust initiative in partnership with the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Limerick Arts Office and local authorities throughout the island of Ireland. Last year, more than 300,000 people engaged with Culture Night and even more are expected to join in the cultural celebration this year.
The Culture Night Limerick 2013 programme celebrates Limerick’s rich arts and cultural life with 50 separate events for all the family being held over a 5 hour period from 5pm to 10pm.
Scheduled events include the launch of Music Generation Limerick City (6pm-8pm) during which various…
LIMERICK City will host top international and Irish artists for the second annual Limerick Jazz Festival which runs from September 26th – 29th.
Building on the success of the inaugural festival last year, this year’s featured artists include Larry McKenna, a living legend of the Philadelphia jazz scene who has played with greats such as Woody Herman and Frank Sinatra. Limerick based Andreas Varady, a teenage guitar prodigy who spent the summer on tour with Quincy Jones, is special guest of the Crisis Point Big Band, along with singer/guitarist Nigel Mooney.
Louis Stewart and Jim Doherty will perform material from their new CD Tunes.
For the year of The Gathering, the Festival’s international visitors have strong Irish connections like Irish-born and British-based award-winning vocalist Christine Tobin who will perform the songs of Leonard Cohen.
The announcement of this year’s…
For all the latest Limerick events this Summer, check out our interactive, weekly ‘What’s On Guides’ 2013.
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For a full list of events visit www.limerick.ie.
Unlucky for some, exciting for others, Friday, 13th September 2013 will see the return of the popular Elemental Arts & Culture Festival to Limerick.
Following on from its impressive debut in 2012, ELEMENTAL encompasses the arts in all their guises, from historical lectures and puppetry to aerial performances and cycle cinema to short films and street performers.
Pulling out all the stops this year, ELEMENTAL will host a very special event, the Limerick premiere of ‘The Summit’ as part of a Gala Charity Screening, with all profits going to The Ger McDonnell Memorial Trust.
The award winning feature length documentary tells the tragic story of one of the deadliest days in modern mountain climbing history when Limerick climber Ger McDonnell was killed attempting to climb K2.
Maeve McGrath from ELEMENTAL said the team were honoured to host the Limerick premiere.…
Limerick Marketing Company will place-market city to local, national and international audiences
Company wants to double number of tourists and FDI visitors in five years through range of measures, including major digital media programme
Limerick is going global after announcing today the creation of the Limerick Marketing Company to sell the city and county as one of Ireland’s top destinations for business, tourism and education to national and international audiences.
The limited company is the first ever dedicated place-marketing company established for a city/county in Ireland and will be charged with developing and promoting the Limerick brand to visitors, ranging from tourists to international investors, through a dynamic on-going campaign across traditional and new media as well as at key events in Ireland and across the world.
Among the initial targets the company has set for itself is to double…
- A major summit of global technology leaders, high-level executives, entrepreneurs and investors will convene in Limerick for the two-day ITLG “Global Technology Leaders Summit” event on 27 and 28 January as part of Limerick City of Culture 2014
-Limerick Institute of Technology, University of Limerick, Limerick Chamber, Limerick Local Authorities and Shannon Airport, have partnered with the Irish Technology Leadership Group (ITLG) to bring this international event to Limerick
-Speakers will include Craig Barrett, ITLG Chairman & Former Chairman and CEO of Intel Corp.; Barry O’Sullivan, Senior VP Cisco; Liam Casey, CEO PCH; John Herlihy, Google; Rory McInerney, Intel among others
-The event will include ‘fast pitch’ sessions for entrepreneurs, business start-ups and innovative businesses to pitch for investment at the 4th Annual ITLG University Challenge award and Technology Leaders Summit as well as…