Thousands of people embrace Culture Night in Limerick

Over 50 arts and heritage venues across Limerick city and county threw open their doors to the public for the sixth annual staging of Culture Night on Friday last, with record crowds seizing the chance to participate. The initiative, the brainchild of the Temple Bar Cultural Trust and Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, […]

Frank McCourt chair in creative writing launched by the University of Limerick

The position to hold the first Chair in Creative Writing in memory of Frank McCourt has been advertised – beginning with a salary in excess of €100,000, Plans to create this unique post at the University of Limerick in honour of Limerick’s Pulitzer Prize winning author had been announced over two years ago, with the requirement […]

Origin Theatre Company to host Malachy McCourt in conversation at Mary I

The McCourts of Limerick – Free Event at Lime Tree Theatre Origin Theatre Company, New York in association with the Lime Tree Theatre presents The McCourt’s of Limerick Saturday July 20th 4pm  – Free Event RSVP required The McCourts of Limerick featuring both Malachy and Alphie McCourt as well as Frank’s widow Ellen Frey McCourt, […]