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City Hall

Formerly known as City Gaol


City Hall, Merchants Quay, LimerickGoogle MapsArrow
  • This office and headquarters for Limerick City and County Council was constructed in the late 1980s.
  • In 1789, the Limerick City Gaol was built on this site, before being demolished and replaced by the City Hall building.
  • Since 1992 it has been used as a venue for EVA in 16 editions, including the 30th edition of EVA in 2010, curated by Elizabeth Katz (b. 1953, Sweden) and titled matters.
  • Here, artist Aoife Desmond (b. 1974, Ireland) presented Atlas Avenue – Relocating Limerick Wastelands (2010) – a work that consisted of 18 photographic screen prints exploring Limerick’s wasteland areas.

Artwork presented at this venue

Aoife Desmond, Atlas Avenue – Relocating Limerick Wastelands, 2010.

Jacob Maendel, Untitled, 2009.

Tia Schmidt, Weave (I–VI), 2010.