Rose Rushe

Rose Rushe

Commercial Features and Arts Editor at Limerick Post

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Anthology’s latest ‘collection of beautiful things’

Anthology’s latest ‘collection of beautiful things’

| December 11, 2016

SKYPE is an invaluable aid when doing long distance interview  across continents. Such technology enables publisher Edel Cassidy to work in any time zone on her quarterly magazine ‘Anthology’, out now with 100 colour A5 pages of travel, photography, fashion, art and miscellaneous thrill. On-the-ground exploration remains vital with first hand accounts from other territories. Case […]

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Mystery tale to Limerick Panto’s Snow White

Mystery tale to Limerick Panto’s Snow White

| December 10, 2016

IT’S count-down for Limerick Panto Society, into final weeks of singing, dancing and acting into 2017 at Lime Tree Theatre. The show opens December 28 into January 9, booking now at www.limetreetheatre.ie They have Snow White to rescue, her story reinvented by John Finn (aka Sherlock Holmes on her trail) “and around about now, all […]

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Scrooge’s spirit of the season

Scrooge’s spirit of the season

| December 9, 2016

TAKE heart at Yuletide with a choral and musical adaptation of Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’ in ‘Scrooge’. Created by Margaret Hough (Spotlight Stage School, Seoda Chamber Choir and Actors’ Co-op),  she presents this independent, appealing production at Belltable on Friday 16, 8pm; Saturday 17 at 4pm and again 8pm. “I devised and directed ‘Scrooge’ first […]

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Jean-Christophe Spinosi conducts chamber orchestra at Cathedral

Jean-Christophe Spinosi conducts chamber orchestra at Cathedral

| December 8, 2016

A reminder  from Arts page of this Thursday 8’s concert of baroque, classical and modern music by Irish Chamber Orchestra in St Mary’s Cathedral, 8pm. The charismatic Jean-Christophe Spinosi from Corsica will conduct; the theme is War & Peace. Tickets at website www.irishchamberorchestra.com in advance and tel. 061-202799.

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Limerick’s Forgotten Rebel is raised

Limerick’s Forgotten Rebel is raised

| December 7, 2016

THE Granary’s City Library is host to “a collaboration of storytelling, contemporary paintings and poetry” that is open to all this Thursday 8 at 7pm. Under the banner of ‘Ammemorium – The Story of a Forgotten Rebel’, the artists are Professor John Hyatt and Sam Windrim. Their works are ”inspired by the activities of our […]

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Spiritus Mundi art at Bourn Vincent Gallery

Spiritus Mundi art at Bourn Vincent Gallery

| December 6, 2016

THE title to Stephen Lawlor’s exhibition at Bourn Vincent Gallery, ‘Spiritus Mundi’, comes from Yeat’s poem ‘The Second Coming’. He says Spiritus Mundi (spirit of the world) is a reference to imagery from the collective human memory. From the artist, we hear that his show “is a subtle exploration of the iconography of western painting […]

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Guitar night in Kasbah for Limerick Suicide Watch

Guitar night in Kasbah for Limerick Suicide Watch

| December 6, 2016

Limerick Suicide Watch is getting a mighty boost from an excellent thrill of guitar musicians and singer, solos and duo joining together. Roll up to Kasbah, Dock Road, next Sunday Dec 11, 8pm-ish. The night presents guitar supremo, and composer,  Joe O’Callaghan of Limerick Jazz, with Birgit Burhenne leading the singing chops with Mysterious Mr […]

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Jazz ensembles sound out end of year party

Jazz ensembles sound out end of year party

| December 5, 2016

ROLL up for the end of year Improvisation gig this Wednesday 7,  essential sampling at Christmas by Limerick Jazz Workshop’s many musicians. Taking place in Dolan’s Upstairs, look forward to a suite of ensembles playing off in organised streams from 7.30pm. These are accomplished musicians who engage in master workshops to learn the complicated art […]

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December’s On The Nail literary fest

December’s On The Nail literary fest

| December 5, 2016

LIMERICK Writers’ Centre has chosen party venue Shannon Boat Club for its December gathering, next Tuesday 6 at 8pm. This ‘On The Nail’ session sees the launch of Anthology No. 12 by way of Revival Press and welcomes guest speaker Pat McMahon. Pat is the former county librarian of Galway County Council and a former […]

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Best Art, Sport and Culture – University Concert Hall

Best Art, Sport and Culture – University Concert Hall

| December 5, 2016

CONGRATS to University Concert Hall, having topped other venues in the Mid West to emerge again as winner for the ‘Best Art, Sport and Culture’ Award. “This award has been a real boost and incentive to keep up the hard work!” commented general manager Sinead Hope. “We are delighted to have won the Limerick Chamber […]

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