Thursday 26 April 2018

Editorial: Treaty city's chance to shine is tarnished by petty squalling

DISAPPOINTMENT compounded by further disappointment is the reaction of most decent citizens to the rolling series of rows that has bedevilled the Limerick City of Culture 2014.

Those who know that ancient city by the River Shannon will be well aware of its cultural credentials. It has produced world-renowned artists like Sean Keating, musicians like Bill Whelan, and writers like Frank McCourt.

On any given evening the city is bristling with live music, drama and other artistic events. As the city begins its stint as the national city of culture, its citizens deserve much better than these entrenched disputes.

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