Limerick retailers give graduates a creative outlet

Ireland“A local authority has come up with an initiative which will enable local college graduates to benefit from the use of prime empty retail space. Creative Limerick, Connect To The Grid, launched yesterday, enables creative industry graduates from the city’s third-level institutions to use vacant shopfront space to sell work. The initiative will temporarily fill vacant retail window space in the prime retail spaces of the city centre with work from students who are in their final year or who have graduated from a third-level institution based in Limerick. The creative businesses involved in the initiative include advertising, architecture, art and antiques markets, computer and video games, crafts, design, fashion, film and video, music, performing arts, publishing, software, television and radio …” (more)

[Kathryn Hayes, Irish Times, 12 September]


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