Rose Rushe

Rose Rushe

Commercial Features and Arts Editor at Limerick Post

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Talking Heads screening makes sense for Millennium Film Club

Talking Heads screening makes sense for Millennium Film Club

| February 25, 2017

MILLENNIUM Film Club at Millennium Theatre, Moylish continues its second season with a music documentary classic. Expect a major turnout to absorb ‘Stop Making Sense’, Talking Heads in Concert on Tuesday 28 next, 8pm. This David Byrne riot will be preceded by the City of Culture funded short film, ‘The Apparel’. Booking in advance at […]

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Game on for Chess moves by Limerick Musical Society

Game on for Chess moves by Limerick Musical Society

| February 24, 2017

A STRONG lineup of energetic and enthusiastic principals and chorus has been assembled for ‘Chess’, the eagerly awaited musical from Limerick Musical Society playing out at UCH March 30 to April 1. Cast and crew gathered for the media shindig in  Dolan’s front bar on Wednesday 22 to roll out news of roles, songs, dates […]

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Before Monsters Were Made…

Before Monsters Were Made…

| February 24, 2017

RARE that theatre leans to the genre of thriller. Welcome, heart in thump, to ‘Before Monsters Were Made’ at Lime Tree Theatre for one night on Saturday February 25, 8pm. This sombre mystery is about suspicion, accusations, morbidity and burst families. A girl goes missing from the village and the upstanding Colgans struggle in being […]

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Pat McCabe show for Transition student Youth Theatre

Pat McCabe show for Transition student Youth Theatre

| February 22, 2017

TWENTY years a-growing, Limerick Youth Theatre is staging the Patrick McCabe play ‘Frank Pig Says Hello’, directed by LYT graduate Naomi O’Kelly. The students taking part as crew and cast belong to Transition Year Theatre and ‘Frank Pig’ is very much the Glasgow based director’s show of choice. “It is likely to be different from […]

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Playing out the Cold War in Chess

Playing out the Cold War in Chess

| February 22, 2017

‘ONE NIGHT in Bangkok’: Limerick Musical Society will transport you there on its ‘Chess’ board, production of choice this Spring. University Concert Hall is the venue, booking in advance for Thursday March 30 to Saturday April 1, 8pm at www.uch.ie Gerry Ryan, treasurer and PRO for this AIMS-laden troupe, outlines the tension riven story set […]

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Michel Déon talk at Pery Square

Michel Déon talk at Pery Square

| February 22, 2017

LIMERICK Literary Festival, Thursday February 23 to Sunday 26, will see our French Honorary Consul Marie Hackett deliver a tribute to the late, great French novelist Michel Déon. A literary columnist and prolific author, Deon published more than 50 works and was the recipient of numerous awards, including the Prix Interallié for his 1970 novel, […]

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The Pied Piper in panto at the ’Bridge

The Pied Piper in panto at the ’Bridge

| February 21, 2017

THERE’S not long to go until pantomime season in Sixmilebridge as the local youth club takes to the stage with its production of ‘The Pied Piper’. The popular event takes place in the local GAA Hall over the last weekend of February and first weekend of March, with 8pm starts on Friday February 24, Friday […]

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Keyboard ace with the Scott Flanigan Trio

Keyboard ace with the Scott Flanigan Trio

| February 19, 2017

 THERE’s nothing as cool as a true jazz artist after Gosling’s wounded character in ‘La La Land’. Limerick Jazz brings on a jazz pianist to Dolan’s Upstairs on Wednesday February 22, 9pm, welcoming Scott Flanigan. He is an immensely able keyboard player who plays with the best. “Scott has recently performed with Van Morrison, the […]

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Salute to Irish dance traditions: Jean Butler and Neil Martin

Salute to Irish dance traditions: Jean Butler and Neil Martin

| February 15, 2017

RIVERDANCE former principal, fashion icon, actress and respected choreographer Jean Butler brings her latest, ‘this is an Irish dance’ to Lime Tree Theatre this Friday 17. It’s a passionate duet derived from traditional dance and performed by Butler with co-producer Neil Martin. Her last dance commission, ‘hurry’ (2013), invoked the choreographer’s celebrated past in Irish […]

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Orchestral choral mission:  A Letter of Rights

Orchestral choral mission: A Letter of Rights

| February 15, 2017

THE Irish Chamber Orchestra opens its season in Limerick with a choral collaboration with Chamber Choir Ireland, marking the 800th anniversary of the arrival of the Magna Carta. Conducted by Paul Hillier, They will perform ‘A Letter of Rights’, a large-scale work for choir and orchestra, alongside Handel’s ‘Dixit Dominus’. ‘A Letter of Rights’, commissioned […]

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