Limerick, Ireland
Cliodhna Timoney, In The Wee Hours, 2023. Photography by Jed Niezgoda.

Visit

The 40th EVA International – Ireland’s Biennial of Contemporary Art was open across 17 venues in Limerick city. We produced a free visitor guide to help navigate your way through the programme, available as a digital version here and as a printed version available at key venues.

Venues

Please be aware that venues have differing operating days and hours, with some venues hosting one-off events only. Please check the visitor guide or day planner to plan your visit according to venues opening schedules. Limerick is a small city with many EVA venues within walking distance of each other, but there are some venues (University of Limerick; Thomond Primary School) that are further afield.

City Centre 
We have connected our city centre venues by a walking route guided by google maps here.

University of Limerick 
Walk / Cycle: Connect to UL from Limerick city using our 1hr walking / 16 min bike route along the City Canal and River Shannon, guided by google maps here. There are also bike rental options in the city via TFI BikesBus / Taxi: UL is accessible from the city by bus using the 304/304a Bus Éireann service. It departs every 15-30 mins and takes approx. 15 mins, stopping at multiple locations in the city. Download TFI Live app here to find stops close by and live timetable information. Taxi ranks are located on William Street and Cecil Street, or book through FreeNow.

Getting Here

Train: Colbert Station is located in Limerick city, 400 m from the Limerick City Gallery of Art. Access countrywide connections and timetables here.

Bus: Colbert station is connected by Expressway services from Bus Éireann, view routes and timetables here. Arthurs Quay bus stop is serviced by Dublin Coach, view routes and timetables here. CityLink operates select services to Limerick city, view routes and timetable here.

Car: six national roads converge on Limerick city and its environs with e-parking services and car park information available here.

Air: Shannon Airport is connected to Limerick by bus 45 min / car 30 min. Cork Airport is connected to Limerick by bus 2 hr / car 1 hr 40 min. Dublin International Airport is connected to Limerick by bus 2 hr 30 min / car 2 hr 15 min.

Events

All of our events are listed on our events page here. All events are free but booking is required. Check our schedule to line up performances, screenings or discussions with your visit to the 40th EVA International.

Group Visits

We are unable to facilitate large visitor groups at some of our venues due to limited capacity. For visitors that are planning to attend in groups of 6 or more, please contact us with 72 hrs advance notice of your visit (info@eva.ie). We will do our best to facilitate you.