Eric Fitzgerald

Eric Fitzgerald

Eric writes for the Entertainment Pages of Limerick Post Newspaper and edits the music blog www.musiclimerick.com where you can watch and listen to music happening in the city and beyond.

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Live: All Our Exes Live in Texas

Live: All Our Exes Live in Texas

| August 23, 2017

The group swapped jazz for bluegrass for a joke – have since played with Keisha and The Backstreet Boys and a chance meeting with Hermitage Green on tour in the US persuaded them to bring their show to Limerick Australian group All Our Exes Live in Texas sing songs about twisted love tales, heartbreak and […]

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Limerick acts on the  Electric Picnic bill

Limerick acts on the Electric Picnic bill

| August 21, 2017

THE Electric Picnic will host over 55,000 revellers on the first weekend of September and the line-ups for the stages beyond the main arena are throwing up some gems and a decent representation from Limerick. The big names and the breakdown is The xx headline Friday night, A Tribe called Quest headline Saturday night and […]

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Acoustic Club: My Favourite House

Acoustic Club: My Favourite House

| August 20, 2017

HEAR newly formed trio My Favourite House  at The Acoustic Club on Tuesday August 22. Every Tuesday songwriters, musicians, singers and touring performers gather at The Acoustic Club for short sets of two or three songs. Having made a very successful debut earlier this month, the trio returns for a fuller set.  ‘My Favourite House’ […]

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Fay Milton (Savages) DJ Set

Fay Milton (Savages) DJ Set

| August 18, 2017

LONDON band Savages had their critically acclaimed debut (2013) and sophomore (2016) albums nominated for the Mercury Music Prize. Savages set at Electric Picnic last September was one of the highlights of the festival. Fay Milton, the band’s drummer, will play an exclusive DJ set in the Kasbah Club, Dolan’s on Saturday September 16. “Dolan’s […]

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Megacone & Zombie Picnic:  Prog Double Header

Megacone & Zombie Picnic: Prog Double Header

| August 17, 2017

PROG Rockers Megacone from Dublin join forces with Limerick’s Zombie Picnic for a night of post-rock nuance and complexity that promises to both attack and soothe your eardrums, sometimes in the same 16 bars. The instrumental band from Limerick formed in the summer of 2012. In the line up, Jim Griffin (guitar), Dave Tobin (guitar), […]

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The Elation live show for Chez Le Fab

The Elation live show for Chez Le Fab

| August 17, 2017

CORK group The Elation scored a Top 20 hit with debut single ‘XO’ and followed up with the equally catchy single Catch just two months later. The band’s blend of classic funk groove with modern dance floor production made XO a guaranteed party hit. The Elation can be heard on iTunes, Spotify, Google Play Store, […]

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The Stunning will brighten up your life

The Stunning will brighten up your life

| August 17, 2017

Steve Wall of The Stunning took time out from his holiday on Inishbofin to talk to Limerick Post Newspaper this week. Steve has travelled regularly to this small island off Connemara since the 1990s. His first visit was there was a mission to inspire a follow up album to The Stunning’s debut LP which had spent […]

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Catherine Ireton: Everyday courage

Catherine Ireton: Everyday courage

| August 14, 2017

A Singer, a songwriter, an actress, a theatre maker and fine storyteller, Catherine Ireton will bring her latest work to The Belltable in September. She is excited to premier her new show in her hometown of Limerick. Since leaving Limerick to study art at UCC, the Castletroy girl has toured the world with Scottish band […]

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Limerick Voices album launched

Limerick Voices album launched

| August 3, 2017

MUSIC Generation Limerick has compiled an album of original material written and recorded by participants in the Limerick Voices song-writing programme. The initiative, launched in 2014, aims to foster creative musical expression in young people according to Music Generation Limerick coordinator Boris Hunka. “The music on the album reflects this wide ranging and individually oriented approach. […]

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Ten years of Bad Reputation Ireland

Ten years of Bad Reputation Ireland

| August 3, 2017

HARDWORKING collective Bad Reputation Ireland bring live heavy metal music to Limerick city and celebrate their tenth year in existence this weekend with a show at Dolan’s Warehouse. The collective has helped to establish the city’s credentials on the international metal scene and today, Limerick is right up there with Dublin and Belfast on the […]

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