Rose Rushe

Rose Rushe

Commercial Features and Arts Editor at Limerick Post

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Music of America, Amherst College Choir

Music of America, Amherst College Choir

| June 4, 2017

ST MARY’S Cathedral has another concert to offer, an impressive free gig on Monday June 5 at 7.30pm. The hour will feature a Massuchussetts concert with Amherst College Concert Choir singing, 30 students who are touring the country. Expect the Amherst repertoire to run from Renaissance years to 20th century, presenting sacred and secular music. […]

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Captive cinema voting for Tres Court films

Captive cinema voting for Tres Court films

| June 3, 2017

LIMERICK’S fourth Tres Court International Film Festival is the hot ticket next weekend on Friday June 9 in Belltable, 8pm. Selling close to 210 capacity, this fast moving platform of 36 shorts capped at 4 minutes each screens simultaneously around the world. Its USP? There’s a public vote worldwide based on three counts per audience […]

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West End weeklong workshop on UL campus

West End weeklong workshop on UL campus

| June 1, 2017

A STRONG new opportunity for young amateurs and professionals in performing arts in the Mid West to upskill beckons from the grounds of University of Limerick. Leading Edge Project launches at the Irish Chamber Orchestra studio on north campus this Summer under the direction of actor Zachary Morris. Workshops to train further in theatre, musical […]

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The ‘outing’ of one Janey Dillis

The ‘outing’ of one Janey Dillis

| June 1, 2017

THAT Limerick is such a wellspring for original works, finely crafted and dramatic, is testimony to the talent pool and its audience. Step forward John Sheehy of CallBack Theatre whose plays you know from Belltable, Theatre at the Savoy and when not touring, at their spiritual home of Friars’ Gate in Kilmallock. His new show, […]

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Five days of Kilfinane Fleadh Cheoil 2017

Five days of Kilfinane Fleadh Cheoil 2017

| May 29, 2017

A TOP line up of musicians is booked for free music seisiúnta in various locations in Kilfinane from Wednesday 31 to Monday June 5 as part of  Fleadh Cheoil Luimnigh 2017. The lively line up includes Bobby Gardiner, Nell Ní Chróinín, Caoimhin and Sean O’Fearghail, Ryan O’Donnell, Ronan Ryan, Cliona Halley and many more. The […]

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Shandon Trio violinist at St Mary’s Cathedral

Shandon Trio violinist at St Mary’s Cathedral

| May 28, 2017

LIMERICK Post provides frequent nudges to all communities to come along to the Wednesday lunchtime series of free concerts at St Mary’s Cathedral. The man behind the programme, organist Peter Barley, advises us of two delightful gigs ahead. “We are delighted to welcome back violinist Siún Milne to St Mary’s on Wednesday May 31, 1.15pm. […]

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Killaloe Chamber Festival’s storytelling through music

Killaloe Chamber Festival’s storytelling through music

| May 26, 2017

FROM  presenting ‘The Blue of the Night’ on RTE Lyric fm nightly, to being responsible for the station’s live broadcast of concerts and festivals, Paul Herriot has advocated fine music on the airwaves for nigh on 20 years. The Belfast man was a founding member of Lyric in 1999 and his is a non-stop schedule. […]

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‘Me, Myself and Them’

‘Me, Myself and Them’

| May 25, 2017

Dan Mooney launches his award winning novel ‘Me, Myself and Them’ this Friday 26 at O’Mahony’s Booksellers, O’Connell Street at 6.30pm with a wine reception and Alan English officiating. Winner of the 2016 Luke Bitmead Bursary, the Limerick based work suggests a theme of emotional, social and romantic conflict. A major publisher has contracted it […]

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Making light of The Morning After

Making light of The Morning After

| May 25, 2017

READER, heads up on the Limerick-made world premier at Belltable, ‘The Morning After the Life Before’. Ongoing to Friday 26, 8pm, before a shift to Friars’ Gate in Kilmallock for Saturday 27, this two-woman play is a beautifully filtered look at the romance between a gay woman, and a hitherto straight woman who fell over […]

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Friars’ Gate to premiere Janey  Dillis

Friars’ Gate to premiere Janey Dillis

| May 24, 2017

CALLBACK Theatre Company is fielding another drama original from the pen of artist in residence, John Sheehy. Pictured left, Cora Fenton, Callback Theatre actor; Sheila Deegan, Limericks Arts Office; John Sheehy, playwright and Caoimhe Reidy, Friars’ Gate Theatre assembled at Kilmallock to hear extracts from ‘Janey Dillis’. This new play will premiere at Friars’ Gate […]

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