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Former artistic director of Limerick National City of Culture backs new appointment
Karl Wallace has said that Mike Fitzpatrick’s appointment will ensure that “arts and culture are once more front and centre”.
Mike Fitzpatrick appointed interim head of Limerick City of Culture
Chairman Pat Cox said he was grateful to Fitzpatrick for “stepping up to the mark”.
Pat Cox: 'I never asked for Patricia Ryan to be appointed'
He said he did not ask anyone to resign from their positions either.
Arts Minister read about Limerick City of Culture resignation 'in the paper'
The Arts Minister says he won’t be seeking changes to the board, other than including the ‘Limerick arts community’.
Facebook page of Limerick City of Culture is hacked
Protest ‘takeover’ of official social media page echoes calls for resignations from board.
Poll: Do you support the City of Culture scheme?
With fresh controversy surrounding Limerick’s City of Culture year, we ask you what you think of the scheme itself.
Here’s What Happened Today: Friday
Everyone’s been talking about Pat Cox, a Donegal house fire, and the bad weather…
Limerick City of Culture chair Pat Cox stands his ground amid controversy
The chair of the beleaguered project says he is still convinced that the first ever national city of culture can still be a success despite the initial problems.
Just as the event begins, the artistic director of Limerick National City of Culture quits
Karl Wallace tendered his resignation along with two others as the board chairman Pat Cox denies influence in the appointment of his former assistant as CEO.
'Respectable case to be made for debt write-off' - Pat Cox
In a wide-ranging interview, the former president of the European Parliament, Pat Cox also said that “the bankruptcy laws in Ireland are a crock”.
GAA distances itself from managers' Yes campaign
Brian Cody, Conor Counihan and Pat Gilroy are patrons of the recently-launched Alliance for Ireland movement.
Fine Gael ready to "move on" from presidential election
The party’s presidential candidate Gay Mitchell did not attend tonight’s parliamentary party meeting.
Mitchell unlikely to attend Fine Gael's post-election meeting
The party’s failed presidential candidate has returned to Brussels as Fine Gael looks set to examine where it went wrong in the Race for the Áras.
First candidates named in Dublin West by-election
The election is eight weeks away, but we already have a few candidates – though larger parties are yet to name theirs.
Avril Doyle rules herself out of Presidential race
Former MEP says she is a “realist” and late to the race and “unlikely” to secure the Fine Gael nomination for Aras run.
The Daily Fix: Thursday
In this evening’s wrap-up: All eyes on Brussels, a new plant at Sellafield, some classic tourist no-nos, and Dublin Zoo’s latest arrival…
Longford seeks legal advice over Gallagher, as Doyle joins crowded FG race
Longford County Council seeks advice on whether last night’s meeting validly nominated Sean Gallagher’s presidential bid.
The Daily Fix: Saturday
In today’s Fix: Irish woman dies in Australian road accident; Adams calls for united Ireland; Ireland’s social network obsession; Norris targets the quilters; and Niland’s Wimbledon dream.
Cox admits 'uphill struggle' as he confirms bid for FG presidential nod
The former PD launches his campaign for Fine Gael’s nomination, but acknowledges there will be difficulty ahead.
Fine Gael accepts Pat Cox's application to join the party
Cox is now expected to seek the FG nomination in the race for the Áras. He’s a former MEP and European Parliament president.
The Daily Fix: Sunday
In your rainy Sunday Fix: Gilmore says we can still get an interest rate cut; bad news for growth in Irish businesses; the result of our caption competition; and a bit of Eric Clapton to brighten up your evening.
Mitchell's presidential hopes complicate Fine Gael leadership's backing for Cox
Party leadership have pinned their hopes on Cox but had not factored in Gay Mitchell who declared his intention to seek the nomination on Friday.
Gay Mitchell confirms campaign for FG presidential nomination
The Dublin MEP joins Mairead McGuinness – and probably Pat Cox – in seeking the largest party’s official approval.
Daily Fix: Tuesday
All the day’s news, and the bits and pieces you may have missed…
Cox applies to join FG - while Niall O'Dowd "has the numbers" for presidential bid
Pat Cox has applied to become a member of the St Luke’s branch of Fine Gael, in his local Cork North Central area.
Fianna Fáil may not run Áras candidate as Fine Gael could opt for Martin McAleese
New poll also finds that support for David Norris’ presidential bid does not appear to have been adversely affected by the recent controversy surrounding an interview he gave nine years ago.
Geoghegan-Quinn got EU job ‘because Barroso demanded a female nominee’ – WikiLeaks
Cables given to the Irish Independent suggest that the European Commission urged Ireland to choose a female commissioner.
Poll: Who would get your vote as next President of Ireland?
Up to ten names have now been mentioned in connection with the presidency. We want to know which of these ten – some who’ve already declared an interest and a few who’ve shown none at all – would be mostly likely to get your vote at this stage.
Pat Cox declares interest in running for the presidency
The former president of the European parliament is exploring all options as he considers running for Áras an Uactaráin.
Bruton under pressure to declare Áras intentions
Mairead McGuinness’s announcement has left former Taoiseach John Bruton under pressure to discuss his intentions.