Rose Rushe

Rose Rushe

Commercial Features and Arts Editor at Limerick Post

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Avant garde cinema at Ormston House

Avant garde cinema at Ormston House

| August 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

  TWO locals, one a maths graduate from UL, the other trained in painting at LSAD, are blending resources and skillsets to create Limerick Avant-Garde Cinema. This new, not for profit organisation is hosting an open night dedicated to Cinéma Pur at Ormston House at Patrick Street this Saturday 17 from 8pm onwards. Everyone is […]

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‘The Maltese Falcon’ – not

‘The Maltese Falcon’ – not

| August 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

MONDAY night theatre continues at Dolan’s Upstairs venue on the 12th with Magic Roundabout’s reading of ‘The Maltese Falcon – (if not already taken)’. It’s a play written by Magic Roundabout’s Darren Maher who was on stage in Limerick most recently in their excellent production of Mamet’s ‘American Buffalo’ at Loft Venue. This show, with […]

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New season at University Concert Hall

New season at University Concert Hall

| August 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

  FEW enough are aware that University Concert Hall is a self-financing company in its own right. (For the record, UCH Company was made a subsidiary of the University company Plassey Campus Centre back in July, which trades as Campus Life Services. This develops and manages many of the communal facilities on a self-funding base […]

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Irish Chamber Orchestra’s international programme 2013/ 4

Irish Chamber Orchestra’s international programme 2013/ 4

| August 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

  GOING into its second year working with artistic partners, the Hungarian Gabor Takacs Nagy and clarinettist/ composer Jorg Widmann, Irish Chamber Orchestra has released its programme for 2013/14. Other than the September to April 2014 concerts announced, the orchestra has committed to a 13-stop US tour in October and November. This will be sponsored […]

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Poets and Politics at Merriman

Poets and Politics at Merriman

| August 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

SOME 30 speakers are in line for Merriman Summer School, taking place in Lisdoonvarna from Wednesday August 14 to Sunday 18. ‘Ireland, North and South – two societies growing apart?’ is the theme, stimulating a look at the two Irelands over the past 15 years since the Good Friday Agreement. Merriman is directed this year […]

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Limerick’s first ever Tailteann Nua Festival

Limerick’s first ever Tailteann Nua Festival

| August 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

  FINALLY, Limerick gains its own festival for the August bank holiday weekend with Tailteann Nua. It’s a revival of the early 20th century leagues for sport sand art to lure home the Irish diaspora, and this year, is organised as part of The Gathering. Celebrating Irish dance, music, literature and sport, the weekend events […]

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Arty hits and bits

Arty hits and bits

| July 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

‘The Curious History of the Limerick’ Pictured at the Frank McCourt Museum was Dominic Taylor, publisher of the book he holds, ‘The Curious Story of the Limerick’, written by Dr Matthew Potter of Limerick City Archives, right. It is to be launched formally at The Pavilion, UL on Saturday August 3 by Mayor Kathleen Leddin […]

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Profile – actor Liam O’Brien

Profile – actor Liam O’Brien

| July 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

  GREAT things have sprung from Hampstead Theatre, where Edward Hall (son of opera great Peter, brother to actress Rebecca) is artistic director. This is where Hall produced his ‘Chariots of Fire’ and ‘The Judas Kiss’ which each transferred on to the West End. Its recent run with Hall’s own Propeller Theatre Company was another […]

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2014 will see ‘Evita’ premier in Munster

2014 will see ‘Evita’ premier in Munster

| July 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

LIMERICK Musical Society is letting it be known that their Spring production for 2014 is the Andrew Lloyd-Webber and Tim Rice musical, ‘Evita’. Gerry Ryan, one of the society’s founders, is rightly proud of their committee’s choice for stage next year: “‘Evita’ is set to be a Munster premier for Limerick Musical Society, and of […]

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Double bill for Savoy Hotel theatre

Double bill for Savoy Hotel theatre

| July 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

  PAYDAY Productions created Lunchtime Theatre at the Savoy Hotel more than a year ago and has since introduced Teatime Theatre in response to demand. Payday has now begun to run an 8pm performance on the last Friday and Saturday of each month, a show other than its Lunch and Teatime slots.  This creates a […]

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