Rose Rushe

Rose Rushe

Commercial Features and Arts Editor at Limerick Post

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Contact Studios hanging out in Peggy’s Parlour

Contact Studios hanging out in Peggy’s Parlour

| June 22, 2017

THE Project Motive, a visual artist grouping, has got behind Contact Studios in its 20th year to stage the glory of local artists in a bold new venue, Mother Mac’s Bar on High Street. Ongoing, we have a daily chance to view mixed media works by Kathleen Bartlett – Julie Brazil – Ann Daly – […]

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Dan Mooney: Me,  Myself and Them

Dan Mooney: Me, Myself and Them

| June 20, 2017

“BEAUTIFUL. Dark. Funny.” That’s how novelist Dan Mooney would like his work to be perceived by a weighty critic. Meeting in a local, this Limerick man is there first with a Stephen King in hand and he is disappointed. Mooney loves King for his sense of menace but this latest from the horror King, he […]

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Wilde on promenade at Pery Square

Wilde on promenade at Pery Square

| June 19, 2017

A FULL salon for  theatre when it is 24Celsius and life on the deck at home has sundrenched appeal? Congrats to Tiger’s Eye for its debut production on Sunday when it staged ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ to capacity at No. 1 Pery Square – indoors and out. There’s a joie de vivre to this […]

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Choral songs of The Orthodox Spirit

Choral songs of The Orthodox Spirit

| June 19, 2017

Composer Igor Stravinsky: “Music praises God. Music is well or better able to praise him than the building of the church in all its decoration; it is the church’s greatest ornament.” CHAMBER Choir Ireland’s new concert series, ‘The Orthodox Spirit’ is a hauntingly beautiful programme that traverses centuries, countries and composers. It connects at its […]

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Newsreel for arts….

Newsreel for arts….

| June 19, 2017

Screendance’s Light Moves call out  LIGHT Moves Festival of Screendance Symposium has announced its open call for papers and presentations. The symposium encourages artistic and scholarly exchange and debate in screendance and related disciplines – performance, dance, film, visual arts, sound and text. Organised by Dance Limerick, it invites screendance makers, spectators, advocates and academics […]

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Anúna workshop for Limerick Sings choral festival

Anúna workshop for Limerick Sings choral festival

| June 17, 2017

THE enchanting chanted strains of Anúna delighted all at University Concert Hall when this choral group celebrated 30 years with an amped-up concert in April. Not ‘amped’ in the sense of expanded orchestra and soaring violins. No, because Anúna’s spare beauty is achieved through intricate harmonies, voices of ethereal command bringing us original composition in […]

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Taking a PUNT on gambling fever

Taking a PUNT on gambling fever

| June 16, 2017

HONEST Arts Theatre Company merited an Irish Times Theatre Award nomination for its 2014 show ‘Waiting in Line’. Know that they rate with the best. Set up by life and artistic partners Tara Doolan and Pius McGrath, these two pack a formidable  skillset that combines technical production for hire, at home and abroad, and the […]

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The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest

| June 15, 2017

A FAMILIAR and glamorous host to theatre, the upstairs salon to No. 1 Pery Square is venue for an Oscar Wilde classic, ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’. Meet Miss Prism, Lady Bracknell, Algernon, Jack, Gwendolen and Cecily through a hot new company, Tiger’s Eye Theatre. Described as a young theatre collective, Tiger’s Eye will stage […]

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Kilkee’s St James Church as cultural/ commercial venture

Kilkee’s St James Church as cultural/ commercial venture

| June 15, 2017

A MAJOR renovation, and in a listed property at that, is not for every person. But the opportunity to own and make over a 19th century church of beautiful build and heritage in a prime slot in Dough, Kilkee will surely appeal to some. We write of St James Church on Church Road, which offers […]

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Old Crescent hosting Pig’n’Porter Tag Rugby Festival

Old Crescent hosting Pig’n’Porter Tag Rugby Festival

| June 15, 2017

OLD Crescent RFC has launched details of Pig ‘n’ Porter 2017, the world’s largest tag rugby festival. The festival proper will kick off to competitive excitement on Saturday July 15 at the enlarged grounds of Old Crescent, Rosbrien. This Pig’n’Porter fest is celebrating its 16th anniversary. Pigs might not fly but the years certainly have! […]

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