Rose Rushe

Rose Rushe

Commercial Features and Arts Editor at Limerick Post

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Teskey’s show of works at The Hunt

Teskey’s show of works at The Hunt

| January 18, 2017

BEAR in mind that Limerick born RHA artist Donald Teskey’s latest show continues daily at The Hunt Museum until February 19. Some 25 of his huge rugged canvases collect under the title Weather Gauge. The painting left, ‘Turn in the Weather’ is typical of his works that centre on the Mayo coastline, “observing the effects […]

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Poetry, music and prose for Limerick Literary Festival

Poetry, music and prose for Limerick Literary Festival

| January 17, 2017

THE 33rd Limerick Literary Festival – formerly the Kate O’Brien Weekend – issued news of its variety filled four days in February at a press launch this week. City of Bridges is the theme linking events, writers, musicians and their following from Feb 23 to 26. Limerick Chamber’s Nigel Dugdale opened out the occasion, an […]

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Kerry Neville reads at Narrative 4

Kerry Neville reads at Narrative 4

| January 17, 2017

TWO storytelling operatives in town meet together to platform the award winning short story and essay writer Kerry Neville in January at Narrative 4, 58 O’Connell Street. The American’s reading on Thursday 19, 8pm will be followed by a question and answer session on creative writing, both fiction and non-fiction. Limerick Writers’ Centre’s tells us […]

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Spring showcase of Ireland’s finest in performance arts

Spring showcase of Ireland’s finest in performance arts

| January 15, 2017

JEAN Butler, Eddi Reader, Foil Arms & Hogg, The Three Tenors, Godspell, Opera Theatre Company, Fidget Feet, Mary Black, Katherine Hunka, The Nualas… and more. Glory be to Apollo,  god of the arts, for what is available to Limerick audiences this Spring. The seat of all this is Lime Tree’s proscenium theatre which warms up […]

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The jazz singer: meet Ian Shaw

The jazz singer: meet Ian Shaw

| January 14, 2017

VETERAN Limerick Jazz Society will platform a Spring season of monthly gigs, international in flavour and sounding out from Upstairs at Dolan’s. There is a strong opening act to pique attendance: Ian Shaw is the performer who won Best Jazz Vocalist at the BBC Jazz Awards in years 2004 and 2007 and was nominated for […]

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Spend on Culture Night 2017 upped by €300,000

Spend on Culture Night 2017 upped by €300,000

| January 14, 2017

ON THE back of the new five-year Creative Ireland strategy, Culture Night nationwide on Friday September 22 will have its funding upped by 20 per cent. Some €300,000 will be provided to local authorities across 26 counties to expand on the activities and platforms that open for free. Don’t forget the inaugural Easter gathering which […]

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Tenant stand off at Strand Apartments resolved today

Tenant stand off at Strand Apartments resolved today

| January 13, 2017

THE withdrawal of termination notices served on residents of The Strand apartments at O’Callaghan Strand has been welcomed by the Minister with responsibility for Housing,  Simon Coveney.  The owners of the apartments involved are writing to residents affected by the notices to quit  to confirm that they are being withdrawn. Strand apartment landlords have given […]

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Hunt Museum’s bootcamp collaboration to boost engagement in arts

Hunt Museum’s bootcamp collaboration to boost engagement in arts

| January 12, 2017

THE Hunt Museum can be relied on as an engine of enterprise, art, artefacts and education. It is also a people-minded joint with strong Outreach programmes such as the Urban Horse project with Limerick Corridor Art. Early works were inspired by The Hunt Collection, operating from LEDP in Roxboro and for City of Culture 2014, […]

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Playing home and away, Irish Chamber Orchestra tours Spring

Playing home and away, Irish Chamber Orchestra tours Spring

| January 10, 2017

THE Irish Chamber Orchestra will open its Spring Season 2017 on an exciting note overseas in February and will be the first Irish orchestra invited to play in Vienna’s mighty concert hall in March. The ICO has announced its four-day European tour to Blaibach, Neumarkt, Brussels and Freiburg with principal conductor Jörg Widmann around St […]

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Living ‘Under an Irish Sky’

Living ‘Under an Irish Sky’

| January 7, 2017

REASONS to be cheerful, believing, proud, to belong. We all need them. So should you find yourself in an airline seat with Quantas, Malaysian Airlines or Air Canada over the next while, tune to inflight entertainment and a documentary that straddles Limerick and Cavan in its presentation of young and other lives. It is called […]

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