Rose Rushe

Rose Rushe

Commercial Features and Arts Editor at Limerick Post

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News reel for arts…..

News reel for arts…..

| June 13, 2017

Call out for Culture Night THE date is announced for Culture Night 2017, now falling on Friday September 22. Last year, Limerick hosted 118 events in 76 locations and drew in an impressive 18,500 people as passive or interactive audience. Limerick Arts Office is about to do a public call out for participants who would […]

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Wednesday concert at St Mary’s Cathedral

Wednesday concert at St Mary’s Cathedral

| June 11, 2017

PETER Barley, organist with St Mary’s Cathedral and the man who shapes its music programme, got in touch about the Cathedral’s excellent free Wednesday concerts at 1.15pm. “We are privileged to welcome back the young Canadian organist David Simon – who has just played at Coventry Cathedral on a short recital tour – to play […]

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Limerick baritone for Lyric Opera Weimar

Limerick baritone for Lyric Opera Weimar

| June 10, 2017

A ONE OFF concert of international class Limerick and Irish opera singers and pianists will take place in St Mary’s Cathedral on Thursday June 15, 8pm, pouring sweet music for mid Summer. Bringing it home is bass-baritone Kevin Neville, a Corbally man about to spring for scholarship study and performance at Germany’s Lyric Opera Studio […]

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Kicking the Bucket Again

Kicking the Bucket Again

| June 8, 2017

MAKE way to Limerick City Gallery of Art on Pery Square this evening, Thursday 8 from 4pm to 7pm for an original artistic, social and political homage to dying. Limerick artists Sinead Dineen and Katie Verling have worked together since 2016 on ’Kicking the Bucket’, an arts project that looks at the lighter side of […]

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Newsreel for arts in Limerick…

Newsreel for arts in Limerick…

| June 5, 2017

ELEMENTAL Festival: Funding to the tune of €8000 is awarded finally to Elemental arts and culture festival, ever a September fixture. The monies are awarded under Strand 1 of the Festivals and Events grant from The Arts Council and are welcome security to this three day event run by savvy volunteers, among them Limerick Post’s Jennifer […]

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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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