Archive for February, 2017

Press platform for world premier ‘Angela’s Ashes The Musical’

Press platform for world premier ‘Angela’s Ashes The Musical’

| February 28, 2017

THERE was lively footfall to Green Yard Café on Tuesday morning for media launch of ‘Angela’s Ashes The Musical’ and its world premier in Limerick on July 6, locking in for 11 performances at Lime Tree Theatre. Heading up the venue’s team, host for this major venture costing €750,000, general manager Louise Donlon welcomed Mayor […]

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In Pics – Limerick City launches St Patrick’s Day Festival

In Pics – Limerick City launches St Patrick’s Day Festival

| February 28, 2017

An estimated crowd of 80,000 people is expected to line the streets of Limerick for the annual St Patrick’s Day Parade from 12noon on Friday 17 March, for what is Ireland’s largest regional parade. Luke Culhane (14) has been unveiled as this year’s Grand Marshal.  The cyberbullying campaigner and recently announced Limerick Person of the […]

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Talk and play on Mendelssohn’s Reformation

Talk and play on Mendelssohn’s Reformation

| February 28, 2017

THE Irish Chamber Orchestra studio at UL (over the bridge towards north campus, behind the new Medical building) is hosting a series of classical music talks tied into the concerts by the orchestra. The talks are by Dr Michael Murphy, a musicologist and musician who teaches at MIC; his next is Sunday March 12 at […]

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The streetwise Wolf and Peter

The streetwise Wolf and Peter

| February 28, 2017

TO appreciate the arena that CoisCéim Dance Theatre commands, know that they have choreographed opening ceremonies for Special Olympics and The Ryder Cup.  View the brilliance of CoisCéim when their show ‘The Wolf and Peter’ prowls at Lime Tree Theatre on Thursday March 9, 7pm and Friday 10, 10am and 12noon. It takes Prokofiev’s fable […]

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Demonstration to repeal the eighth amendment to be held in Limerick on March 8

Demonstration to repeal the eighth amendment to be held in Limerick on March 8

| February 28, 2017

Pro-Choice groups and individuals from across Limerick and neighbouring Clare have come together to organise a demonstration in Limerick city to coincide with the National Strike 4 Repeal Movement, which takes place on March 8th. Strike 4 Repeal is a campaign based on non-traditional strike actions for human rights. People are being asked to: take […]

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Future Islands to play Limerick

Future Islands to play Limerick

| February 27, 2017

BALTIMORE band Future Islands will play Limerick this summer. Fronted by the enigmatic Samuel T. Herring and with his original onstage dance moves, Future Islands shot to worldwide fame with a sensational performance of ‘Seasons (Waiting On You)’ on David Letterman’s late night TV in 2014. The band will release their new album ‘The Far […]

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Competition winner

Competition winner

| February 27, 2017

WELL done to Stephanie Tobin from Bruff, County Limerick who is the lucky winner of one pair of tickets and two large combo meals for a film of her choice at the Odeon Cinema in Castletroy. The answer to our film competition in last week’s Limerick Post was Zhang Yimou. More tickets to give away […]

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Limerick businesses snuggling up for Duvet Day

Limerick businesses snuggling up for Duvet Day

| February 27, 2017

Workers from right across Limerick are signing up for a chance to win an extra day’s annual leave as part of ‘Duvet Day’, a fundraising event for the aid agency GOAL. GOAL’s first major fundraiser of the year, ‘Duvet Day’ is an opportunity for companies big and small to offer their employees a chance to […]

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Limerick students representing Ireland in global competition

Limerick students representing Ireland in global competition

| February 27, 2017

Two Limerick students will compete against counterparts from all over the world in an engineering and commerce competition in Canada this week. Patrick Lu and Eoin Hann from Limerick city join two other University of Limerick team members as they undertake three gruelling tasks over the course of five days (February 28 to March 4) at […]

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Sister act claim €500,000 lottery prize

Sister act claim €500,000 lottery prize

| February 26, 2017

Two lucky sisters who spent their day on a shopping spree in Limerick city got an unexpected bargain when they scooped €500,000 in the EuroMillions Plus draw on Friday 17 February. The two sisters, who wish to keep their identity private, purchased their winning Quick Pick selection ticket at Gleesons Newsagents on Henry Street in […]

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