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51 Lord Edward Street


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  • This residential building is next to Slattery’s bar, once a popular destination for the arts community in Limerick.
  • The street is named after Lord Edward FitzGerald (b. 1763, Ireland; d. 1798), 5th son of the 1st Duke of Leinster and 20th Earl of Kildare. He was Commander-in-Chief of the Army of the United Irishmen.
  • The building is in close proximity to Limerick Clothing Factory, which was run by Peter Tait in the 19th century and was one of the largest clothing factories in Europe at the time.
  • This site was one of 12 listed venues for the 20th edition of EVA in 1996, curated by Guy Tortosa (b. 1961, France).
  • Here Dorothy Ann Daly (b. 1969, Germany) exhibited a crochet work titled Art Needlework.

Artwork presented at this venue

Dorothy Ann Daly, Art Needlework, n.d.