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Keyboard ace with the Scott Flanigan Trio

Keyboard ace with the Scott Flanigan Trio

| February 19, 2017

 THERE’s nothing as cool as a true jazz artist after Gosling’s wounded character in ‘La La Land’. Limerick Jazz brings on a jazz pianist to Dolan’s Upstairs on Wednesday February 22, 9pm, welcoming Scott Flanigan. He is an immensely able keyboard player who plays with the best. “Scott has recently performed with Van Morrison, the […]

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Children encouraged to put their feet up at this year’s parade

Children encouraged to put their feet up at this year’s parade

| February 16, 2017

Limerick City and County Council has advised that children under the age of six should not walk in this year’s St Patrick’s Day parade. Following a review of the concerns expressed regarding the participation of children in the parade, the local council has suggested that young children should instead travel the lengthy route on board […]

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Salute to Irish dance traditions: Jean Butler and Neil Martin

Salute to Irish dance traditions: Jean Butler and Neil Martin

| February 15, 2017

RIVERDANCE former principal, fashion icon, actress and respected choreographer Jean Butler brings her latest, ‘this is an Irish dance’ to Lime Tree Theatre this Friday 17. It’s a passionate duet derived from traditional dance and performed by Butler with co-producer Neil Martin. Her last dance commission, ‘hurry’ (2013), invoked the choreographer’s celebrated past in Irish […]

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Orchestral choral mission:  A Letter of Rights

Orchestral choral mission: A Letter of Rights

| February 15, 2017

THE Irish Chamber Orchestra opens its season in Limerick with a choral collaboration with Chamber Choir Ireland, marking the 800th anniversary of the arrival of the Magna Carta. Conducted by Paul Hillier, They will perform ‘A Letter of Rights’, a large-scale work for choir and orchestra, alongside Handel’s ‘Dixit Dominus’. ‘A Letter of Rights’, commissioned […]

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The Holiday Show brightening up UL this weekend

The Holiday Show brightening up UL this weekend

| February 14, 2017

The latest edition of TV3 travel programme, ‘The Holiday Show’, will take place at the University of Limerick this weekend. Held at UL’s Sports Arena, the event will open from 12pm to 5.30pm on both Saturday and Sunday. Entry and car-parking is free, with children’s entertainment also on hand. Launching the show today was local broadcaster […]

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Mary I seminar will broaden horizons for women in film

Mary I seminar will broaden horizons for women in film

| February 14, 2017

Mary Immaculate College will host a seminar on March 3 2017 entitled New Horizons: Women in the Irish Film and Television Industries. Coming in the same week as International Women’s Day (March 8) the event, organised by Dr Susan Liddy, will provide an opportunity for contributors to lend their voice to the debate and produce an informed, […]

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Wild alternative swing to Limerick Fringe Festival

Wild alternative swing to Limerick Fringe Festival

| February 13, 2017

UNFOLD the small and very pink brochure to Limerick Fringe Festival to open out a big, brave and beautiful world of many players. Taking place in five city venues at the end of March – Shannon Rowing Club, Mother Mac’s, No. 1 Pery Square Hotel, The Loft @Locke Bar and Dolan’s Upstairs and Warehouse – […]

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Nothing Remote about Fancy Dress charade

Nothing Remote about Fancy Dress charade

| February 11, 2017

DO we all wear a mask? What is fancy dress? Are we mobilised or frozen? Croí Glan proposes answers to these and other questions in an exciting dance bill, ‘Fancy Dress’, by David Bolger and ‘Remote’ by Jess Curtis. These shows are at Dance Limerick on Thursday February 23, 8pm, www.dancelimerick.ie or tickets on the […]

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DeLorean Suite go international

DeLorean Suite go international

| February 10, 2017

LIMERICK House Producers DeLorean Suite are picking up radio play and some significant kudos from the worldwide dance community for their current EP on Italian label Double Cheese. The Limerick combo are in esteemed dance music company, the label hosts music from DJ Spen, Opolopo and Kerri Chandler. The track is ‘Illuminate’, penned by Tony […]

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John Waters makes Pencils Talk

John Waters makes Pencils Talk

| February 9, 2017

OPENING this Friday 10 at County Library, Dooradoyle Road, ‘Pencils Talk’ is a new exhibition of close to 60 drawings, prints and paintings by Raheen based amateur, John Waters. A student of Jean Ryan Hakzimana’s studio on Sarsfield Street for some years, he has taken the bold step of aligning his cumulative works for this […]

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