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Our Lady of Lourdes


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  • Our Lady of Lourdes Church on Childers Road was built in 1958–59. The foundation stone was laid on 11 February 1958 and blessed by Bishop Murphy.
  • This site was one of 23 venues for the 31st edition of EVA in 2007, curated by Klaus Ottmann (b. 1964, Germany).
  • Our Lady of Lourdes was one of numerous sites for a project by Miriam Lohan (b. 1975, Ireland) titled Ringing Limerick. On 7 May 2007, between the times of 11:15am and 11:45am, the artist organised 13 churches around Limerick city to ring their bells simultaneously.
  • This performance was recorded and available to listen to after the event.

Artwork presented at this venue

Miriam Lohan, Ringing Limerick, 2007.