To mark the 20th Anniversary of this incredible production, Riverdance comes to Limerick from 16th-19th January 2014!
Limerick rings in the New Year by celebrating its designation as the first Irish National City of Culture.
May 2014 - Sculpture installation along the River Shannon in Limerick's City Centre. French artist Denis Tricot gently transforms the riverside into a temporary art gallery.
March 2014: Limerick in the 1970s witnessed a lot of change which is reflected in this archive of photography.
June/July 2014: Macnas presents exciting, innovative and highly original theatre.
September 2014: Some of europe’s leading football clubs will compete in Limerick for the inaugural City of Culture Cup.
May 2014: Beautiful Dreamers is a conversation with a city about life, and life’s journey.
April 2014: Vélez is the catalyst for other people’s stories and ideas, culminating in spectacular and transformative public events.
Throughout Summer 2014: Drake and Hourigan Architects will create a unique Limerick Garden.
September 2014: Limerick Smarter Travel and Limerick Sports Partnership have joined forces to stage a compendium of sporting activity in September 2014.
12 April to 6 July: eva International is Ireland’s biennial festival of contemporary art.
Autumn 2014: The design and build of a fleet of sailing ships for the river at Limerick City and the estuary beyond.
15th May 2014: Limerick School of Art and Design (LIT) will host the LSAD 2014 Fashion Show, in the Milk Market on May 15.
June 2014: Top mountain bikers from europe will compete in this white knuckle marathon.
Spring 2014: Moyross will become a large scale theatre production telling the story of the community to its present day.
February-December 2014: The craft community will showcase the fantastic work that is currently being produced in Limerick.
October 2014: For the first time ever Limerick will host a literature festival dedicated to Sports.
An Irish premier in the Summer of 2014, BiANCO is seductive, thrilling and enchanting. The new spectacular by NoFit State, performed in their iconic big-top tent.
Summer 2014: Are you Dancing will focus on the lively “dance hall” movement in Limerick City from the 1940s to the 1970s.
March 2014: A contemporary lace exhibition.
Ireland has a rich and diverse lace heritage reaching back to the 1800s.
12th - 15th June 2014: Special Olympics Ireland is proud to announce an exciting partnership with Limerick City of Culture ahead of the Ireland Games.
July - December 2014: Voices from the River City is an exciting, new six-part radio season that will be specially produced as part of Limerick City Of Culture.
April 2014: A festival that will celebrate local ingredients, quality markets, restaurants, cafes and artisan producers.
Throughout 2014: A project that will promote and encourage Limerick to realise its potential as a film producing hub.
Is your Horse Outside? is a large community arts project which will take place across the city in August 2014.
Throughout 2014: A museum created by the communities of the original five parishes in Limerick City.
June-August 2014: Showcasing Limerick’s Georgian Heritage.This house will be brought back to life as a Pop-Up Museum.
Throughout 2014: Promoting training and development will stimulate dialogue around strategies for the future development of theatre in Limerick.
Light Moves is an exploration and celebration of the vibrant field of screendance and dance film-making.
April 2014: Tell MeSomething aims to reactivate Limerick’s skyline by highlighting one of its most iconic features, the 52 metre chimney at Cleeve’s Factory.
October 2014: Featuring an array of events from performance, installation art work for children, dance and song.
Throughout 2014: City of Culture will continue to develop its Cultural industry Network event for those working in Culture in Limerick City and County.
Throughout 2014: Limerick City of Culture will be offering artists a chance to take over The People’s Park Kiosk as a space to create and show work to the public.
Coming to Limerick in the Autumn of 2014, Silviu Pucǎrete’s wild adaptation of this iconic tale is on a massive scale.
Autumn 2014: Irish filmmaker, Christina Gangos has produced an exquisitely executed video-art work showing seven individual portraits of individual people standing in silence.
The Irish Chamber Orchestra, celebrates a new generation of musicians with an orchestral and choral concert.
Monday, 04 November 2013: Today sees the much anticipated launch of highlights of Limerick National City of Culture 2014.
Autumn 2014: A multi-sensory experience, this play will be performed on a boat on the River Shannon.
April 2014: Using drawing and light, Cleary Connolly will explore the particle/wave dichotomy.
This is an opportunity for children and young people in Limerick to participate in this wonderful opera in St. Mary’s Cathedral, for Limerick National City of Culture 2014.
Over four weekends in February, May, September and November 2014, the Royal Picture Show will screen a wide selection of classic and modern feature films plus locally made short films.
World Premiere: Fishamble The New Play Company, presents 'Underneath' written & performed by Pat Kinevane.
In Summer 2014, Limerick City of Culture will collaborate with a number of musical artists from across ireland to stage an outdoor music concert for the family.
Matthew Noone will work with local primary schools over a period of 8 weeks to teach basic ukulele, percussion, harmonic singing and improvisation techniques using Steve Cooney’s geometric visualisation system.
May 2014: This festival aims to show original universes of filmmakers from various backgrounds, offering a wide range of emotions to the viewer.
May 2014: The ballet Carmen will be presented in a contemporary fashion in the a-typical venue of the Limerick Milk Market.
On Saturday 21st June 2014 in the University Concert Hall, flautist Sir James Galway will join the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra to celebrate the music of Grammy-winning riverdance composer Bill Whelan.
January-July 2014: The Táin will draw urban artists across disciplines to make a performance in the Summer of 2014.
April-December 2014: Fresh Film Festival will work with schools and youth groups to identify young people who wish to explore an aspect of their lives through filmmaking.
July 2014: Choreographer, Mary Nunan will work with women drawn from a range of communities in Limerick.
Throughout 2014: The Pigtown Fling will produce a 'home grown' body of work based on diversity and fusion.
July 2014 sees an explosion of youth culture as the rich and varied expressions of art and culture encompassed by street art and hip hop will be celebrated in this 4 day festival.
September 2014: A large scale community choral project for Limerick, this international collaboration is a tale of the human spirit.
March 2014: Featuring mind-blowing visual effects that must be seen to be believed, it’s an all-standing rave of a show.
October 2014: This two-day festival celebrates youth media and digital skills – a place to share ideas, create, connect, and be inspired.
July 2014: Over the course of 8 days and nights in the month, 8 different communities will play host to a unique Mobile Pub.
June - August 2014: This pop-up cultural event will use the latest in communication tools to run an event with 36 hours’ notice.
Throughout 2014: The Cahill May Roberts front building on Bank Place into a community hub for showcasing, learning and experimenting with cutting edge personal digital fabrication technologies.
March 2014: An explosive fusion of photographic image, sound and film. Direct from the Venice Biennale, Richard Mosse’s evocative and immersive work comes to Limerick.
Autumn 2014: Somewhere between a wedding and a wake, Bring the Happy Live attempts an extravagant portrait of happiness.
Spring 2014: Finally, it is time to create a firm and evidence-based link between Limerick the place and the poetic form, the limerick.