Limerick rediscovers its Georgian roots

first_imgNewsLocal NewsLimerick rediscovers its Georgian rootsBy Guest Writer – May 26, 2014 691 Advertisement TAGSartscultureheritagehistoryLimerick City of CultureMuseum Limerick Artist Receives Arts Council Next Generation Award worth €20,000 Facebook Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR by Martha EwenceUNDER the direction of Cáit ní Cheallacháin, conservation architect and project manager, and Dr. Ursula Callaghan, historian and curator, one of Ireland’s first pop-up museums is ready for business. Volunteers have been working hard into evenings and at weekends so that Limerick’s newest Georgian house can open its doors.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The Irish Georgian Society which played an instrumental role in the project’s coming into being, says that No 5 Rutland Street is one of the first Georgian houses built in Limerick in the 1770s.The project has also had support from Limerick city and county council along with Limerick City of Culture. The project is generating a lot of interest with 50 people already having visited the museum at No 5 and a local artist volunteering to interpret 18th Century Limerick in a series of drawings.The society is hosting an outing to Birr Castle on Monday June 2, departing from Pery Square at 9.30am. Previous articleTalks get underway for Limerick – Shannon freight transport opportunitiesNext articleDeath of Gerard Bourke Guest Writerhttp://www.limerickpost.ie The last dance for a Limerick cultural institution center_img Email Print Linkedin WhatsApp Belltable:Connect invites applications for Translating Live to Online Workshops this Autumn Free admission to Desmond Castle Discover the wonders of Limerick during Heritage Week Arts Council congratulates three Limerick artists on Covid-19 awardlast_img

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