Rose Rushe

Rose Rushe

Commercial Features and Arts Editor at Limerick Post

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Anúna workshop for Limerick Sings choral festival

Anúna workshop for Limerick Sings choral festival

| June 17, 2017

THE enchanting chanted strains of Anúna delighted all at University Concert Hall when this choral group celebrated 30 years with an amped-up concert in April. Not ‘amped’ in the sense of expanded orchestra and soaring violins. No, because Anúna’s spare beauty is achieved through intricate harmonies, voices of ethereal command bringing us original composition in […]

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Taking a PUNT on gambling fever

Taking a PUNT on gambling fever

| June 16, 2017

HONEST Arts Theatre Company merited an Irish Times Theatre Award nomination for its 2014 show ‘Waiting in Line’. Know that they rate with the best. Set up by life and artistic partners Tara Doolan and Pius McGrath, these two pack a formidable  skillset that combines technical production for hire, at home and abroad, and the […]

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The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest

| June 15, 2017

A FAMILIAR and glamorous host to theatre, the upstairs salon to No. 1 Pery Square is venue for an Oscar Wilde classic, ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’. Meet Miss Prism, Lady Bracknell, Algernon, Jack, Gwendolen and Cecily through a hot new company, Tiger’s Eye Theatre. Described as a young theatre collective, Tiger’s Eye will stage […]

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Kilkee’s St James Church as cultural/ commercial venture

Kilkee’s St James Church as cultural/ commercial venture

| June 15, 2017

A MAJOR renovation, and in a listed property at that, is not for every person. But the opportunity to own and make over a 19th century church of beautiful build and heritage in a prime slot in Dough, Kilkee will surely appeal to some. We write of St James Church on Church Road, which offers […]

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Old Crescent hosting Pig’n’Porter Tag Rugby Festival

Old Crescent hosting Pig’n’Porter Tag Rugby Festival

| June 15, 2017

OLD Crescent RFC has launched details of Pig ‘n’ Porter 2017, the world’s largest tag rugby festival. The festival proper will kick off to competitive excitement on Saturday July 15 at the enlarged grounds of Old Crescent, Rosbrien. This Pig’n’Porter fest is celebrating its 16th anniversary. Pigs might not fly but the years certainly have! […]

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News reel for arts…..

News reel for arts…..

| June 13, 2017

Call out for Culture Night THE date is announced for Culture Night 2017, now falling on Friday September 22. Last year, Limerick hosted 118 events in 76 locations and drew in an impressive 18,500 people as passive or interactive audience. Limerick Arts Office is about to do a public call out for participants who would […]

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Wednesday concert at St Mary’s Cathedral

Wednesday concert at St Mary’s Cathedral

| June 11, 2017

PETER Barley, organist with St Mary’s Cathedral and the man who shapes its music programme, got in touch about the Cathedral’s excellent free Wednesday concerts at 1.15pm. “We are privileged to welcome back the young Canadian organist David Simon – who has just played at Coventry Cathedral on a short recital tour – to play […]

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Limerick baritone for Lyric Opera Weimar

Limerick baritone for Lyric Opera Weimar

| June 10, 2017

A ONE OFF concert of international class Limerick and Irish opera singers and pianists will take place in St Mary’s Cathedral on Thursday June 15, 8pm, pouring sweet music for mid Summer. Bringing it home is bass-baritone Kevin Neville, a Corbally man about to spring for scholarship study and performance at Germany’s Lyric Opera Studio […]

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Kicking the Bucket Again

Kicking the Bucket Again

| June 8, 2017

MAKE way to Limerick City Gallery of Art on Pery Square this evening, Thursday 8 from 4pm to 7pm for an original artistic, social and political homage to dying. Limerick artists Sinead Dineen and Katie Verling have worked together since 2016 on ’Kicking the Bucket’, an arts project that looks at the lighter side of […]

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Newsreel for arts in Limerick…

Newsreel for arts in Limerick…

| June 5, 2017

ELEMENTAL Festival: Funding to the tune of €8000 is awarded finally to Elemental arts and culture festival, ever a September fixture. The monies are awarded under Strand 1 of the Festivals and Events grant from The Arts Council and are welcome security to this three day event run by savvy volunteers, among them Limerick Post’s Jennifer […]

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