Rose Rushe

Rose Rushe

Commercial Features and Arts Editor at Limerick Post

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Book launch by anti-war activist Margaretta D’Arcy

Book launch by anti-war activist Margaretta D’Arcy

| July 25, 2017

‘TELL Them Everything’, a book by activist and author Margaretta D’Arcy, is launched today Tuesday 25 at 1pm in CB1 Gallery, 51A O’Connell Street. It’s part of the ‘War-Torn Children’ exhibition addressing the issues and challenges facing children of war and those displaced. Scholar Laura Agular will be in conversation with the writer and activist. Continue […]

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Limerick’s €85,000 from Arts Council for policy and project development

Limerick’s €85,000 from Arts Council for policy and project development

| July 25, 2017

THE Arts Council has awarded €65,200 to Limerick City and County Council to deliver a unique and ambitious youth programme called ‘the Autonomy Project‘. Limerick will also benefit from €20,000 to commission an Indecon report, along with Kildare, Leitrim and Fingal County Councils. This represents a strategic intention by the local authority partners to examine […]

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Opera, strings and Midsummer’s Night Dream

Opera, strings and Midsummer’s Night Dream

| July 24, 2017

IRISH Chamber Orchestra introduces another exciting season, working with Jörg Widmann, artistic partner of several years standing. Now he is moving on from Mendelssohn as muse to the works of Schubert and Schumann, alongside his own compositions. Much lies ahead, including touring with Bach in October and the Christmas festive concert with Ailish Tynan in […]

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Rock and roll of Limerick art scene this summer

Rock and roll of Limerick art scene this summer

| July 21, 2017

FROM World Fringe Day to Angela’s Ashes premier, to Future Islands at Dolan’s, this summer is rocking Limerick.  Let us begin the Beguine. Old Crescent RFC has seeded another annual festival with Vlad and Anton in the Rosbrien Marquee for Limerick Summer Music, to which Emma Langford’s set was catnip. New company Tiger’s Eye gave […]

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Musical flare to Angela’s Ashes

Musical flare to Angela’s Ashes

| July 20, 2017

THE premier of ‘Angela’s Ashes – The Musical’ in Limerick was always going to be a tough call. The Pulitzer winning book by Frank McCourt is brilliant and divisive on home territory. Questions asked by those riled centre around ‘was life really that poverty stricken here? Nah’ and ‘how could he write about his mother […]

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Magic touch takes Grand Prix de Tres Court

Magic touch takes Grand Prix de Tres Court

| July 11, 2017

FOR all of us who enjoyed the fast moving reel that is Tres Court International Film Festival, this year’s prize winners are as follows. The Grand Prix goes to the UK’s Max Blustin for ‘A Magician’: think back to where a man walks over to a young couple, and the girl is getting an earful […]

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Sweet music in St Mary’s Cathedral

Sweet music in St Mary’s Cathedral

| July 9, 2017

ST MARY’s Cathedral has a  double life, as place of worship for the Christian community and as concert hall. As with many of our churches in Limerick but The Companions of St Mary’s music programme run a regular free recital on Wednesday (mostly) lunchtimes. It’s open to every person out there and timed for 1.15pm […]

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The People’s Kitchen – what The GAFF??

The People’s Kitchen – what The GAFF??

| July 8, 2017

NELLY’S Corner on Nicholas Street was a fitting launch pad for The GAFF’s July to December programme on June 30: eclectic, colourful, alternative. Sixty relevant bodies gathered to hear Limerick Council’s director of services for culture, Josephine Cotter-Coughlan release word of what’s going on. Those present with GAFF – a performance art resource centre that […]

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Trading space, finding your place…in dance

Trading space, finding your place…in dance

| July 7, 2017

LIMERICK’S streets and architecture are inspiration to a youth Dance Fusion project at Dance Limerick in August for teens aged 13 and upwards. Taking place in August, look forward to two weeks of intense training in a variety of dance styles, from hip hop to the latest street moves. The project is led by Dublin […]

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We were the champions: Limerick Pipe Band

We were the champions: Limerick Pipe Band

| July 5, 2017

Having piped their way to the glory of Munster (Junior) Champions on June 11, 1967 in Cork, members of the 20-strong Limerick Pipe Band saluted their audience in full dress. From left, standing: P Ryan, pipe major; C Leo, J McManus, T McMahon, V Lyons, S Kiely, J Williams, T Williams, T Moore. Front: Ge […]

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