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Leonard’s Menswear


23 O’Connell St, LimerickGoogle MapsArrow
  • Established in 1935, Leonard’s Menswear traded exclusive menswear for 85 years until its closure in 2020.
  • This terraced building is a rare example of a Vitrolite shopfront with art deco detailing.
  • This site was one of seven listed venues used for Phase 1 of the 39th edition of EVA International in 2020. Áine McBride (b. 1987, Ireland) exhibited and/or land, a newly commissioned work selected by Anne Tallentire (b. 1949, UK) and Merve Elveren (b. 1985, Turkey) as part of EVA’s inaugural Platform Commission initiative.
  • At this venue, McBride presented one in a series of photographic collages that were distributed across the city, with other works presented at Enable Ireland, O’Connell’s Butchers, EVA Office and Archive and The Alteration Shop.

Artwork presented at this venue

Áine McBride, and/or land, 2020.