Rose Rushe

Rose Rushe

Commercial Features and Arts Editor at Limerick Post

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First ever Rising Stars concert at UCH

First ever Rising Stars concert at UCH

| April 27, 2017

UNIVERSITY Concert Hall introduced a new Rising Stars Concert on Thursday April 21 to its growing Education and Outreach programme. Director Sinead Hope invited a group of exceptional young artists to become its 2017 Rising Stars. With a panel shared with Lorcan Murray of RTE Lyric FM and Owen Gilhooley, tenor, she encouraged them to […]

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Music in the Cathedral

Music in the Cathedral

| April 27, 2017

THE excellent programme of free music on Wednesday lunch hour continues at St Mary’s Cathedral, led largely by Peter Barley, organist. Following on from alto Edel O’Brien accompanied by Irina Dernova on piano this Wednesday, next May 3 we have Frank Schaefer on cello and Ethna Tinney on piano. Schaefer and Tinney have selected a […]

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Frank O’Sullivan at Friars’ Gate

Frank O’Sullivan at Friars’ Gate

| April 26, 2017

LIMERICK artist Frank O’Sullivan’s painted works are at Friars’ Gate in Kilmallock for the month of May. From Effin, O’Sullivan studied at Limerick School of Art and Design and graduated with a Diploma in fine art printmaking in 1998. He has participated in numerous group shows around Limerick and has had various solo exhibitions – […]

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Old estates define Auction Rooms’ May sale

Old estates define Auction Rooms’ May sale

| April 26, 2017

WHAT value does a bayonet or sword hold for you as you hold it? Find out at The Auction Rooms’ next sale on Tuesday May 2, directly after Riverfest weekend. Owner Aidan Foley has pulled together a wealth of stock with two family homes primarily driving much of the content, the stately Kilcornan on North […]

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All leaders, all women, all violin special

All leaders, all women, all violin special

| April 26, 2017

MUSIC Network brings together for the first time leaders and associate leaders of our most respected orchestras – Mia Cooper, Katherine Hunka, Ioana Petcu-Colan and Helena Wood – in concert. These women will play in an all-violin quartet at Lime Tree Theatre this Thursday 27 at 8pm. Look forward to Shchedrin, Bartok, Hermann, Wilson, Back and Telemann. […]

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From classics to mod for Summer Proms

From classics to mod for Summer Proms

| April 25, 2017

Summer Proms takes place the night of Saturday May 6 at 8pm at UCH. Liam Daly conducts UL Orchestra in its 25th year and welcomes violin soloist Maria Ryan and soprano Emma English. The programme features Mozart, Limerick’s O’Farrell, Brahms and Smetana

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Meet Joe O’Connor

Meet Joe O’Connor

| April 24, 2017

OVER to University Concert Hall and an event organised by its patron Friends in the seasonal programme. On Tuesday May 9 at 2.30pm acclaimed novelist Joseph O’Connor will discuss ‘Writing and Music, Music and Writing’ with Professor Eoin Devereux of UL. Author, playwright, columnist, songwriter and Dubliner Joseph O’Connor is the Frank McCourt Professor of […]

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I, Malvolio: the loser’s perspective

I, Malvolio: the loser’s perspective

| April 23, 2017

THERE is a performance of a Shakespeare favourite reinvented at Belltable Thursday April 27 7pm especially for families. ‘I, Malvolio’ is ‘Twelfth Night’ told from the loser’s perspective, Limerick Post hears. “It’s a show for anyone who has ever been told off, called a name or has fallen in love with the wrong person.” Award […]

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The passion of Limerick Choral Union celebrating Easter

The passion of Limerick Choral Union celebrating Easter

| April 22, 2017

A CONCERT invoking the Way of the Cross in music most beautiful is coming to a venue near you. This will be Limerick Choral Union’s Easter tribute at University Concert Hall on Saturday April 29, 8pm when they will present Puccini’s ‘Messa di Gloria’ and Rossini’s ‘Stabat Mater’. The two oratorio works are of the […]

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Fashion Friday April 28 for Riverfest

Fashion Friday April 28 for Riverfest

| April 21, 2017

‘FASHION Friday @ Riverfest’ 2017 returns to Arthur’s Quay Shopping Centre to showcase Limerick’s finest in designer gear. This year the style parade with Holman Lee Agency models will be presented from Bowes Ryan Café, upstairs on Friday April 28 at the hours of 11.30am and 3pm. Bowes Ryan Café will donate all proceeds from […]

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