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    Limerick thrives as National City of Culture

    After a rocky start, Limerick took off as Ireland's first National City of Culture. Petula Martyn went to Limerick to see what's been on offer there and how art and culture has transformed the city

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    Limerick's year as National City of Culture: Part 1

    Petula Martyn reports on dramatic street art projects, as part of National City of Culture, that have transformed sites in Limerick city
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    Limerick's year as National City of Culture: Part 2

    Petula Martyn reports on theatre inspired by the River Shannon as part Limerick City of Culture
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    Limerick's year as National City of Culture: Part 3

    Petula Martyn reports on a giant 85 year old grandmother who'll be stalking the streets of Limerick; Mike Fitzpatrick, Director of Limerick National City of Culture, says the time was right for a new image for the city

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