Rose Rushe

Rose Rushe

Commercial Features and Arts Editor at Limerick Post

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100s choristers for Limerick Sings Choral Festival 2017

100s choristers for Limerick Sings Choral Festival 2017

| March 25, 2017

THE medieval and indeed, modern haunting harmonies of Anúna’s 30th anniversary concert at UCH were preceded by the media launch of Limerick Sings International Choral Festival. The festival itself will take place from June 22 to 25, welcoming high ranking choirs from the United States, the UK and other parts of Ireland. Anúna will host […]

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Mary Immaculate’s MIDAS gives us Godspell

Mary Immaculate’s MIDAS gives us Godspell

| March 24, 2017

MIDAS returns to the Lime Tree stage with a tale for all times, Stephen Schwartz’ ‘Godspell’ until Saturday 25. There will be a matinée performance on Friday 24 at 11am as well as the 8pm shows. “Godspell’ is an immensely successful rock opera which needs little introduction,”  observes Gill Fenton, marketing manager with the theatre. […]

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Watch #GoggleBox with The Creative Family live

Watch #GoggleBox with The Creative Family live

| March 24, 2017

THE many stakeholders to each year’s Creative Show ensure a fab dynamic for this enormous, fun, diverse gathering on stage. Directed by Bottom Dog’s Myles Breen, he also writes the narrative and chooses songs. 2017’s theme of #GoggleBox is choreographed by Angie Smalis, artistic director with Limerick Youth Theatre. #GoggleBox  tunes into Lime Tree Theatre […]

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‘A Life in Theatre’

‘A Life in Theatre’

| March 24, 2017

Having shone as director/ producer of ‘The Boneyard Man’ B-series, Norma Lowney now directs the David Mamet play ‘A Life in the Theatre’. This read-only production is by Bottom Dog working with independent professionals at No. 1 Pery Square this Sunday March 26, 8pm. US actor Gary Hetzler and Limerick’s Shane Whisker are cast. The […]

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Foodie fundraiser with The Cookbook and crooner Liam O’Brien

Foodie fundraiser with The Cookbook and crooner Liam O’Brien

| March 23, 2017

PUBLISHED to raise funds for Limerick cancer charities, The Cookbook’s unique mix of recipes and storytelling is now listed for two international awards. Furthermore, its producer Alice O’Farrell and her daughter, Louise Tsang of Limerick Post, are taking The Cookbook on tour locally for an entertaining, food-rich series of events at restaurants that contributed recipes […]

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Dance project for 50 somethings through Choral Moves

Dance project for 50 somethings through Choral Moves

| March 20, 2017

CONSIDER the beauty and majesty of choral works from Brahms, Beethoven, Mozart, Mendelssohn and more. Then consider an opportunity extended to all over 50s by Dance Limerick to take up a dance class scored to arias and oratorios. There’s even a taster session free to all on Thursday March 30 at 2pm at this John […]

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Ledwidge  – on 100th anniversary of his death

Ledwidge – on 100th anniversary of his death

| March 18, 2017

ANTHONY Fox directs a new play on the late World War 1 poet Francis Ledwidge that comes to Friars’ Gate Theatre, Kilmallock on Saturday March 25, 8pm. Staged by The New Theatre Dublin, we hear from tour promotor Jim Myers that “touching upon themes of class and war, ‘Ledwidge’ presents its subject in the context […]

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Morocco’s magic carpet, from Marrakech to Agadir

Morocco’s magic carpet, from Marrakech to Agadir

| March 17, 2017

WHO CAME first to Morocco, the Arabs or the Berbers? “Morocco was our land before the Arabs ever came,” our irascible guide to Marrakech, Boushab El Attar states. In long kilim dress, as many are in this heart-stoppingly beautiful city, he helps negotiate the medina’s good-humoured miles of trade, showmanship and hustle, on foot and […]

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Pupa’s dark path of puppets for grown ups

Pupa’s dark path of puppets for grown ups

| March 16, 2017

‘PUPA’ is billed as “the freakish metamorphic tale of us”. Created by Emma Fisher, considered to excel in puppet animation, this unusual show takes only 20 audience members each time. Take heart if curiosity is piqued in this adult-only event as there are three performances daily, Thursday March 23 to Saturday 25 at 4pm, 6pm and […]

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4 Read Plays: The Dresser

4 Read Plays: The Dresser

| March 15, 2017

LIMERICK Post has been writing up Bottom Dog’s ‘4 Read Plays’ series taking place on Sunday nights in No. 1 Pery Square’s genteel upstairs salon. Join the atmosphere of this ambitious gambit “to see plays we will probably never get to act in, nor an audience in Limerick get to see”, as producer Myles Breen […]

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