Events from County Limerick

Global Irish Limerick - Richard Harris International Film Festival 2019

When: Tuesday, 22 October, 2019

A part of the Global Irish Festival Series, the Richard Harris International Film Festival brings 7 days of films, networking and workshops to the City of Limerick. It is also currently the only film festival in Ireland that specifically encourages Irish filmmakers abroad to return and showcase their work.

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Global Irish Limerick - Richard Harris International Film Festival

Lough Gur Summer Solstice Festival

When: Friday, 21 June, 2019

In Ireland, Midsummer or the summer solstice takes places on 21st June. This is the longest day of the year, when the sun reaches its highest position in the sky in the Northern Hemisphere. In ancient pagan times in Ireland, the summer solstice symbolised that the power of the sun was at its highest and was believed to be a sacred time. The Lough Gur Summer Solstice Festival celebrates the longest day of the year (aka the first day of Summer in Ireland) and has been a local tradition for over 5000 years.

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Sunrise at Lough Gur

The Richard Harris International Film Festival 2018

When: Thursday, 25 October, 2018

The IFTA affiliated Richard Harris International Film Festival takes place in the home of Richard Harris to mark the life and works of Ireland’s first leading man. The festival pays homage to Limerick’s most famous and favourite actor whose career spanned over 40 years. During that time Richard Harris starred with some of the biggest names in American and British film.

Limerick City (Limerick) Limerick
Richard Harris

I.NY in Limerick City

When: Sunday, 7 October, 2018

The I.NY project is a key place of exchange and engagement between Irish and New York audiences and communities, and a flagship national annual event with a unique international focus.

Limerick City (Limerick) Limerick
Glen Hansard and Joseph O'Connor

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