Archive for May, 2015

Visual art: Shadow Light and Gallery

Visual art: Shadow Light and Gallery

| May 30, 2015

by Rose Rushe UNA McCarthy, director/ curator at Limerick City Gallery of Art, had warm welcome for three shows that see the light of public life at Pery Square. Ramon Kassam’s ‘Gallery’ fills ground floor chambers other than Drawing 11 (fab) in the Permanent Collection’s spot. Gavin Hogg is responsible for ‘Shadow Light’ occupying upstairs […]

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Alvin’s Glam Rock party for Sixmilebridge

Alvin’s Glam Rock party for Sixmilebridge

| May 30, 2015

GLAM ROCK Party Band The Alvin Purple Experience (right) are back on the road with a great new show, Fifty Shades of Purple. ‘Fifty Shades of Purple’ promises to be Alvin Purple’s most explicit show ever with nothing held back as he reveals his adventures during The Glam Rock Years and the real reasons he […]

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City of Dreams: poem for the day

City of Dreams: poem for the day

| May 29, 2015

BECAUSE it is the bank holiday. Because it is June, almost. Because there is a sniff of summer and its possibilities although 11Celsius reads on the desktop dock as I knock out this poetry at the straggle end of May. Cast not a clout, but perhaps a fishing line or anchor with encouragement from artist, […]

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My Fair Ladies at Lime Tree

My Fair Ladies at Lime Tree

| May 29, 2015

by Rose Rushe DES Keogh knows how to hold a room together, not least when he’s writing the songs. Now tipping 80, Keogh’s new show ‘My Fair Ladies’ is inspired by George Bernard Show’s love life. As actor/ writer he looks the part in three-piece check and bushy beard, Keogh’s height and lope bringing us GBS […]

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Couple jump to safety from burning house

Couple jump to safety from burning house

| May 29, 2015

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie A LIMERICK couple had to jump for their lives to safety from the upstairs window of a burning house in the early hours of Friday morning last after a blaze took hold at a house in Carew Park around 6am. Emergency services were alerted to a fire that started at the front […]

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Artists invited to apply for studios

Artists invited to apply for studios

| May 29, 2015

THE Limerick Arts Office has announced an open call to recognised artists to apply for the use of two artists’ studios at James Street in Limerick City and in Cappamore. Interested artists can submit their applications up until 5pm on June 17 with a current CV, application form, a typed cover letter including the proposed use of the studio […]

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Cycle to support school for the deaf

Cycle to support school for the deaf

| May 29, 2015

 THE Mid West School for Hearing Impaired Children in Rosbrien has been chosen as the beneficiary of this year’s Cycle4SickChildren (C4SC) 2015 Awareness Tour on June 28. The tour, which sets off from Delta Retail Park, includes three route options with distances to suit all ages and abilities – a 45km route for novice cyclists, […]

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Limerick students document hurler’s paralysis struggle

Limerick students document hurler’s paralysis struggle

| May 29, 2015

A GROUP of final year media students in Mary Immaculate College have documented the moving story of former Cork dual player Jamie Wall and his recovery from a spinal injury. Jamie, a former student of the college, had enjoyed success as a major player in the Rebels 2010 All-Ireland minor football team that lost to […]

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Do the Elephant Walk

Do the Elephant Walk

| May 29, 2015

by Rose Rushe RECOGNISED for service to the arts in Germany with a bursary of €10,000 – the Prize of the City of Frankfurt for children and youth theatre – Celestine Hennermann brings her show to town for Culture and Chips Festival. Set aside time this Saturday May 30 for ‘Elephant Walk’, ideal for two-to-five […]

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Making waves

Making waves

| May 28, 2015

MUNSTER Sinn Fein MEP Liadh Ní Riada wants to meet Communications Minister Alex White to discuss the lack of Irish music on radio. The daughter of composer Seán Ó Riada pointed out that those involved in the Irish music industry are struggling to make ends meet due to the lack of radio airplay they get […]

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