Rose Rushe

Rose Rushe

Commercial Features and Arts Editor at Limerick Post

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The print beauty of ‘Anthology’ – made in Limerick

The print beauty of ‘Anthology’ – made in Limerick

| August 22, 2016

‘ANTHOLOGY: a collection of beautiful experiences’ is a new quarterly journal from business woman Edel Cassidy that delights the mind and eye. The first issue ran off Longford presses this summer; come mid September issue two will be another to grab from Easons or Tesco. Reader, begin now your shelf of ANTHOLOGY, a cultural, social […]

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Lime Tree’s harvest of theatre, music and film screenings

Lime Tree’s harvest of theatre, music and film screenings

| August 19, 2016

LIME Tree Theatre, operating out of Mary Immaculate College, also manages O’Connell Street’s Belltable, each site appropriate to different events and visual arts. The Autumn 2016 programme is defined by an accent on new partnerships and working with other venues such as St Mary’s Cathedral and at Dolan’s, Seoda Shows. Gill Fenton, Lime Tree’s vibrant […]

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The challenging clamour of Animal Farm

The challenging clamour of Animal Farm

| August 19, 2016

DIRECTOR of Limerick Youth Theatre Angie Smalis approached Bottom Dog Theatre Company to contract as artistic director to this year’s summer show. Tonight Friday August 19, 8pm is our last chance to see the outcome: LYT’s original and truly theatrical delivery of George Orwell’s ‘Animal Farm’. It is mighty stuff. Technically brilliant, the choreographed staging […]

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Rebecca Storm’s Life in Music headlines Terryglass Art Festival

Rebecca Storm’s Life in Music headlines Terryglass Art Festival

| August 16, 2016

TAKING place from Wednesday August 17-21, Terryglass Arts Festival in Co Tipperary offers an exciting programme of theatre, music performances, visual art experiences and hands-on creativity for all ages. Headlining the five days, musical theatre star Rebecca Storm – best known as Mrs Johnston in the West End’s ‘Blood Brothers’ – will perform in Terryglass […]

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The eternal relevance of Orwell’s Animal Farm

The eternal relevance of Orwell’s Animal Farm

| August 15, 2016

Limerick Youth Theatre and Bottom Dog Theatre Company have created a joint production of George Orwell’s ever relevant ‘Animal Farm’. Directed by Liam O’Brien and with John A. Murphy as Old Master, book for the Belltable from August 17 to 19 at venue manager www.limetreetheatre.ie. 8pm show

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Enjoy ‘A Weekend in New York’ with Irish Youth Wind Ensemble

Enjoy ‘A Weekend in New York’ with Irish Youth Wind Ensemble

| August 14, 2016

THE Irish Youth Wind Ensemble, comprising 74 young musicians from all over Ireland, will perform an early evening repertoire at 6.30pm on Saturday August 20. This will take place at University Concert Hall. Ronan O’Reilly will conduct. Let this vibrant troupe whisk you on a musical journey from ‘Four Scottish Dances’ by Sir Malcolm Arnold, […]

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Harris Estate clinch for Richard Harris International Film Festival 2016

Harris Estate clinch for Richard Harris International Film Festival 2016

| August 13, 2016

EXPANDED to five days, this year’s Richard Harris International Film Festival is the first time it is contracted to The Harris Estate officially, in a five year partnership with Richard’s legacy and family. This October, anticipate big draws such as songwriting legend Jimmy Webb, the high achieving Harris brothers Damien, Jared and Jamie; actor Sean […]

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Limerick Jazz Festival set for a four day September groove

Limerick Jazz Festival set for a four day September groove

| August 12, 2016

THE Arts Council, after a fallow start to 2016 for Limerick Jazz Society with zero funding, trumped with a €10,000 grant for September’s Jazz Festival. To John Daly, chairman of LJ and founder of Limerick Jazz Festival, this is some sweet music, all the more as it carries promise: “We achieved the highest grant available […]

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Liddy Street launch for visual artist Jean Ryan Hakizimana

Liddy Street launch for visual artist Jean Ryan Hakizimana

| August 12, 2016

ADOPTED son of Limerick by way of Rwanda, painter and teacher Jean Ryan Hakizimana has a new gallery/ studio to call his own. Located on Liddy Street, Limerick, across from O’Sullivan’s Pharmacy, its opening exhibition will be ‘The Gift’.  This show will be launched by Gerry McLoughlin this Friday August 12 at 6.30pm. Known for […]

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1916’s declaration reviewed: cherishing the children of the nation

1916’s declaration reviewed: cherishing the children of the nation

| August 11, 2016

LIMERICK Printmakers open a new group show of works inspired by the centenary of 1916 tonight, Thursday 11 at 6pm in The Belltable, 69 O’Connell Street. A selection of artists and performers have been invited to respond to the theme of “Remembering and Re-Imagining: Do we cherish ‘all children of the nation equally’, 100 years […]

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