Rose Rushe

Rose Rushe

Commercial Features and Arts Editor at Limerick Post

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Cecilian family fun day gets ‘All Shook Up’

Cecilian family fun day gets ‘All Shook Up’

| September 19, 2016

CECILIAN Musical Society has a long standing relationship with Limerick – some 97 years  – and charities. This year  €721 was raised through a golf competition and tea party for the maternity hospital’s Neo-Natal Unit. On September 10, that handover of monies to the hospital was made at Lansdowne Lawn Tennis Club with Cecilian Gráinne […]

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Remember to Breathe through life’s aftershocks

Remember to Breathe through life’s aftershocks

| September 17, 2016

EXPERIENCES of emigration, and optimistic ones at that, were core to writer/ director Orla Murphy’s creation, ‘Remember to Breathe’. This new play comes to Belltable for one night, Saturday 24, 8pm. Launched to acclaim and awards, ‘Remember to Breathe’ emerged from a year-long development programme for directors held in Tipperary, mentored by Jim Culleton of […]

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Limerick city and county, know that #weareculture this Friday 16

Limerick city and county, know that #weareculture this Friday 16

| September 16, 2016

LIMERICK Council’s Arts Office has issued notice of more than 100 free events rolling out through the city and county this Culture Night, Friday 16 from 5pm to 11pm. For years Limerick has enjoyed surprisingly kind weather for this carnival of performing and visual arts. As usual, the forecast is as promising as the inventory […]

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Limbo – the space between Irish and contemporary dance

Limbo – the space between Irish and contemporary dance

| September 15, 2016

DANCER and choreographer Kristyn Fontanella brings her new work ‘In Limbo’ to Dance Limerick this Thursday 15 at 8pm. This new piece explores traditional Irish dance in a contemporary context and asks, “What is Irish dance… and the space between?” As a trained Irish dancer working recently in contemporary dance, Fontanella has developed a sense […]

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Cinema season opens at Friars’ Gate, Kilmallock

Cinema season opens at Friars’ Gate, Kilmallock

| September 13, 2016

FRIARS’ Gate in Kilmallock offers any amount of variety in its seasonal programme, with the Coen Brothers’ most recent, ‘Hail, Ceasar!’ screening on Wednesday 14 at 8pm. It features an all star cast centred by George Clooney playing a mutton chop matinée idol, Baird Whitlock. Less generic is their Culture Night plan for Friday 16. […]

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Forefront Poets to read on Culture Night

Forefront Poets to read on Culture Night

| September 12, 2016

WHAT about the spoken word for Culture Night on Friday 16? Aosdána member Ciaran O’Driscoll alerts Arts page to his grouping, Fourfront Poets who will perform at Corbally’s Hook and Ladder at 6.30pm. With Irish trad music by Margaret Farrelly and John Bashford, and every possibility of O’Driscoll on the concertina, this reading is themed […]

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Tommy Fleming returns to centrestage in musical ‘Paddy’

Tommy Fleming returns to centrestage in musical ‘Paddy’

| September 11, 2016

IF Tommy Fleming captures your heart, attend to Lime Tree Theatre for Friday 16 or Saturday 17 for his smash hit musical, ‘Paddy’. This story of an Irish emigrant in London is written by Fleming along with singer/ songwriter Gerry Carney and Tommy Marren. Marren is the man who brought the seriously successful Irish comedy […]

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Island life afloat for the Redemptorist Centre of Music

Island life afloat for the Redemptorist Centre of Music

| September 9, 2016

THE  academic year at The Redemptorist Centre of Music (RCM) is now rolling out at the school’s new home in Ballynanty, the former St Mary’s Boys School. With 500 students of all ages current and 21 teachers, a solid present and optimistic future look secure for this teaching/ performance centre that has numerous partnerships across […]

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Checking out mates for the Chess board – Limerick Musical Society

Checking out mates for the Chess board – Limerick Musical Society

| September 8, 2016

CHESS is Limerick Musical Society’s pick for the UCH stage in April 2017 and to fill out their award-seeking dreams, assembling a top drawer cast is first. To this end LMS will hold male and female role auditions next Sunday 11 at 11am in the Conference Centre, Redemptorist Monastery at Mt St Alphonsus. An interesting […]

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Cracking the conundrum: Eggsistentialism

Cracking the conundrum: Eggsistentialism

| September 7, 2016

The world premier of ‘Eggsistentialism’ takes place this week in Belltable, Limerick. It’s a comic exploration in theatre by one woman – actress and playwright Joanne Ryan – of the ins, outs, ifs and buts of having a baby as she herself matures in life. Preview at Belltable this Thursday 8 at 8pm, opening nights […]

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