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Riverfest: 80s vs 90s party after Great Limerick Run

Riverfest: 80s vs 90s party after Great Limerick Run

| April 27, 2017

2FM DJ Will Leahy brings back his legendary ’80s night Electric Dreams to Dolan’s Warehouse this Sunday April 30 for the ultimate blowout to the big party bangers after the Great Limerick Run. In the second room the Saved by the ’90s crew of DJ Screech and ThunderBeat on drums will bring their monster 90s’ dance […]

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The Nualas unwrapped

The Nualas unwrapped

| April 27, 2017

“We’re in the era of big Spanx. All feeling is now lost from the waist down from Spanx-ing,” explained Anne Gildea of comedy trio The Nualas. Anne talked to Limerick Post this week about the upcoming show ‘All Spanxed Up’ this weekend. Together with Sue Collins and American singer/ actress Maria Tecce, the three girls collectively […]

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Music in the Cathedral

Music in the Cathedral

| April 27, 2017

THE excellent programme of free music on Wednesday lunch hour continues at St Mary’s Cathedral, led largely by Peter Barley, organist. Following on from alto Edel O’Brien accompanied by Irina Dernova on piano this Wednesday, next May 3 we have Frank Schaefer on cello and Ethna Tinney on piano. Schaefer and Tinney have selected a […]

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New songwriting course announced for UL

New songwriting course announced for UL

| April 26, 2017

Budding songwriters and musicians will able to hone their craft to perfection courtesy of the new Masters Degree course launched at the University of Limerick this week. The new full-time postgraduate programme will place an emphasis on the artistic practice of songwriting with opportunities to perform and record work. It will enable students to explore […]

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Mercury Prize nominated C Duncan to play Limerick

Mercury Prize nominated C Duncan to play Limerick

| April 26, 2017

MERCURY Prize nominated composer C Duncan brings his dreamlike billowy indie pop to Limerick next week. His second album ‘The Midnight Sun’ came out last October. The follow up to the Mercury Prize nominated debut ‘Architect’ won over the critics of The Guardian, The Sunday Times, Mojo and The Quietus to name a few. Duncan […]

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Frank O’Sullivan at Friars’ Gate

Frank O’Sullivan at Friars’ Gate

| April 26, 2017

LIMERICK artist Frank O’Sullivan’s painted works are at Friars’ Gate in Kilmallock for the month of May. From Effin, O’Sullivan studied at Limerick School of Art and Design and graduated with a Diploma in fine art printmaking in 1998. He has participated in numerous group shows around Limerick and has had various solo exhibitions – […]

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All leaders, all women, all violin special

All leaders, all women, all violin special

| April 26, 2017

MUSIC Network brings together for the first time leaders and associate leaders of our most respected orchestras – Mia Cooper, Katherine Hunka, Ioana Petcu-Colan and Helena Wood – in concert. These women will play in an all-violin quartet at Lime Tree Theatre this Thursday 27 at 8pm. Look forward to Shchedrin, Bartok, Hermann, Wilson, Back and Telemann. […]

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From classics to mod for Summer Proms

From classics to mod for Summer Proms

| April 25, 2017

Summer Proms takes place the night of Saturday May 6 at 8pm at UCH. Liam Daly conducts UL Orchestra in its 25th year and welcomes violin soloist Maria Ryan and soprano Emma English. The programme features Mozart, Limerick’s O’Farrell, Brahms and Smetana

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Competition winners

Competition winners

| April 24, 2017

WELL done to Michael Hogan from Sixmilebridge who is the lucky winner of one pair of tickets and two large combo meals for a film of his choice at the Odeon Cinema in Castletroy. The answer to our film competition in last week’s Limerick Post was Zach Braff. Meanwhile, the winner of our cinema competition […]

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Meet Joe O’Connor

Meet Joe O’Connor

| April 24, 2017

OVER to University Concert Hall and an event organised by its patron Friends in the seasonal programme. On Tuesday May 9 at 2.30pm acclaimed novelist Joseph O’Connor will discuss ‘Writing and Music, Music and Writing’ with Professor Eoin Devereux of UL. Author, playwright, columnist, songwriter and Dubliner Joseph O’Connor is the Frank McCourt Professor of […]

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