Celebrating Limerick Lace

“Limerick Lace” is one of the 109 “made in Limerick” projects that were funded under the Limerick- National City of Culture 2014 initiative. The project is undertaken by Limerick Museum & Archives and its main objectives are to design and create an exhibition of Limerick Lace for the Limerick Museum and … Continue reading

The Book

Dr. Matthew Potter’s book was launched on the 10th of December 2014 in the Jim Kemmy Municipal Museum (City Hall). It is available from the museum and in the O’Mahony bookshop in Limerick.It can also be ordered online. 5 September 2014 Dr. Matthew Potter from Limerick Museum and Archives is working on a … Continue reading

The Dress

This dress installation, titled ‘Enlaced’, was designed and created by Suzanna Melinn as part of her master’s work in Interactive Media at UL, supported by her supervisor, Dr.Gabriela Avram and by Dr.Nicholas Ward. Suzanna designed the front of the dress taking inspiration from Limerick lace patterns. It is made of … Continue reading

Tutorials

We have created a series of tutorials introducing the first steps in the making of Limerick lace. The tutorials are designed to help those who would like to get a taster before joining one of the lace making communities in Ireland. The tutorials were video recorded by Digital Media Design students Jason … Continue reading

Bring Out Your Lace

As part of National Heritage Week 2015, Limerick Museum and Archives are asking the public to bring out their lace to a show and tell event on: Tuesday 25th August between 11am and 1pm Exhibition Area, City Hall, Limerick. On the day we will have lace expert Nora Finnegan, from … Continue reading

The Book

"Amazing Lace" is the result of thorough research undertaken by the Limerick Museum & Archives focusing on the past and present of Limerick lace.

The Dress

Suzanna Melinn has designed and developed an interactive installation inspired by Limerick Lace

Lace Tutorials

A series of tutorials on the basics of Limerick lace was recorded with lace maker Eileen McCaffery.

Events

As part of National Heritage Week 2015, Limerick Museum and Archives are asking the public to bring out their lace to a show and tell event on the 25th of August 2015