Garden grows interest in medieval Limerick

The Limerick Cultural Garden was a silver medal winner at this year’s Bloom Festival in Dublin, where it was viewed by 100,000 people. Inspired by Limerick’s built and cultural heritage, the show garden has been relocated to the grounds of City Hall, where it can be enjoyed en route to King John’s Castle. Designed by Drake Hourigan Architects, it is hoped the cultural garden, located in the heart of medieval Limerick, will help promote the city’s heritage to a wider audience.

Pat Dowling, director of services with Limerick City and County Council, said the local authority was delighted to relocate the garden to a permanent space. The council is delighted to have supported Ailish Drake and Conor Hourigan in their design of this project. Their creativity and awareness of Limerick’s medieval heritage has resulted in the delivery of a unique project that adds immeasurably to the overall City of Culture programme for 2014…READ MORE