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# city-of-culture - Saturday 8 February, 2020

Official Galway 2020 opening ceremony cancelled due to weather warnings
# Galway 2020
# Galway 2020

Official Galway 2020 opening ceremony cancelled due to weather warnings

Updated Feb 8th 2020, 11:03 AM 54,979 Views 19 Comments

The open-air ceremony has been deemed “unsafe to go ahead”, the organisers say.

# city-of-culture - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

RTÉ had another 'Riverdance moment' last night
# Centenary
# Centenary

RTÉ had another 'Riverdance moment' last night

Mar 29th 2016, 9:32 AM 69,691 Views 58 Comments

Centenary, which gathered together some of Ireland’s most talented musicians and performers, gave everyone goosebumps.

# city-of-culture - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Tight purse strings means the next Irish City of Culture has been cancelled
# We'll Always Have Limerick
# We'll Always Have Limerick

Tight purse strings means the next Irish City of Culture has been cancelled

Dec 17th 2014, 8:28 PM 17,973 Views 47 Comments

The next event was expected in 2018 but now won’t happen.

# city-of-culture - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

It's been Ireland's City of Culture, now Limerick is bidding to be Europe's
# Tourism
# Tourism

It's been Ireland's City of Culture, now Limerick is bidding to be Europe's

Nov 5th 2014, 5:24 PM 9,071 Views 27 Comments

They are not the only Irish city interested though…

# city-of-culture - Saturday 6 September, 2014

You have to see the giant granny actually walking through Limerick
# City Of Culture
From The Daily Edge
# City Of Culture

You have to see the giant granny actually walking through Limerick

Sep 6th 2014, 8:59 AM 2,489 Views 5 Comments

Watch out for the giant slippers!

# city-of-culture - Monday 10 March, 2014

Special Olympians to be Grand Marshals at Limerick's St Patrick's Day parade
# City Of Culture
# City Of Culture

Special Olympians to be Grand Marshals at Limerick's St Patrick's Day parade

Mar 10th 2014, 6:44 PM 7,036 Views 6 Comments

The athletes form part of Team Munster, who will be taking part in the games in Limerick later this year.

# city-of-culture - Sunday 5 January, 2014

Column: Limerick City of Culture must not be allowed to fail
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Limerick City of Culture must not be allowed to fail

Jan 5th 2014, 7:14 PM 25 Views 44 Comments

The City of Culture is a very important and valuable project for Limerick – and it can still be a success. But there are considerable issues and concerns to be addressed first, writes Sandra McLellan TD.

# city-of-culture - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Facebook page of Limerick City of Culture is hacked
# Culture Clash
# Culture Clash

Facebook page of Limerick City of Culture is hacked

Jan 4th 2014, 7:43 PM 30,507 Views 67 Comments

Protest ‘takeover’ of official social media page echoes calls for resignations from board.

Poll: Do you support the City of Culture scheme?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support the City of Culture scheme?

Jan 4th 2014, 9:44 AM 12,035 Views 69 Comments

With fresh controversy surrounding Limerick’s City of Culture year, we ask you what you think of the scheme itself.

# city-of-culture - Friday 3 January, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Jan 3rd 2014, 9:30 PM 31,115 Views 6 Comments

Everyone’s been talking about Pat Cox, a Donegal house fire, and the bad weather…

Limerick City of Culture chair Pat Cox stands his ground amid controversy
# Bad Start
# Bad Start

Limerick City of Culture chair Pat Cox stands his ground amid controversy

Jan 3rd 2014, 8:11 PM 19,089 Views 92 Comments

The chair of the beleaguered project says he is still convinced that the first ever national city of culture can still be a success despite the initial problems.

6 times Rubberbandits truly represented Limerick as City of Culture
# Limerick
From The Daily Edge
# Limerick

6 times Rubberbandits truly represented Limerick as City of Culture

Jan 3rd 2014, 12:17 PM 9,417 Views 15 Comments

Limerick’s greatest cultural export?

# city-of-culture - Thursday 2 January, 2014

The 5 at 5: Thursday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Jan 2nd 2014, 4:50 PM 9,880 Views 6 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# city-of-culture - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

PICS: Here's how Ireland welcomed in 2014
# Hello 2014
# Hello 2014

PICS: Here's how Ireland welcomed in 2014

Jan 1st 2014, 10:34 AM 37,496 Views 94 Comments

How did you usher in the New Year?

# city-of-culture - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Photos: Fleadh Cheoil held in Northern Ireland for the first time
# Culture
# Culture

Photos: Fleadh Cheoil held in Northern Ireland for the first time

Aug 17th 2013, 2:08 PM 9,840 Views 75 Comments

Tens of thousands of visitors have converged on Derry for the eight-day-long event.

# city-of-culture - Thursday 13 October, 2011

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Oct 13th 2011, 8:32 AM 2,634 Views 14 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

Bomb explodes outside Derry City of Culture office
# Bombing
# Bombing

Bomb explodes outside Derry City of Culture office

Oct 13th 2011, 6:45 AM 794 Views 4 Comments

Police cleared the area before the device detonated at around 11pm last night.

# city-of-culture - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

National Concert Hall gets NY fundraiser
# Nch
# Nch

National Concert Hall gets NY fundraiser

Oct 12th 2011, 1:00 PM 459 Views 0 Comments

James Galway to host black-tie gala concert and dinner at the Lincoln Centre – the first such event on US soil in the NCH’s 30-year history.