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100s choristers for Limerick Sings Choral Festival 2017

100s choristers for Limerick Sings Choral Festival 2017

| March 25, 2017

THE medieval and indeed, modern haunting harmonies of Anúna’s 30th anniversary concert at UCH were preceded by the media launch of Limerick Sings International Choral Festival. The festival itself will take place from June 22 to 25, welcoming high ranking choirs from the United States, the UK and other parts of Ireland. Anúna will host […]

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Get in Top Gear for Blue Box

Get in Top Gear for Blue Box

| March 24, 2017

WANT to release your inner petrol head or feel like James Bond for a bit? Limerick’s more politically correct answer to Top Gear is coming to the Eastway Plaza on April 2 and, apart from handing out thrills without the spills, it will also be raising money for a great cause. The Irish Festival of […]

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Musicians to play laptops as instruments in Limerick concert

Musicians to play laptops as instruments in Limerick concert

| March 24, 2017

Limerick will host a concert of computer music next week, in a collaboration between performers and lecturers from University of Limerick (UL) and University of California (UC). UL’s Dr Kerry Hagan and UC San Diego’s Professor Miller Puckette will perform together in a concert titled Hocket Pagan on Monday (April 3). The evening of live music for […]

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Mary Immaculate’s MIDAS gives us Godspell

Mary Immaculate’s MIDAS gives us Godspell

| March 24, 2017

MIDAS returns to the Lime Tree stage with a tale for all times, Stephen Schwartz’ ‘Godspell’ until Saturday 25. There will be a matinée performance on Friday 24 at 11am as well as the 8pm shows. “Godspell’ is an immensely successful rock opera which needs little introduction,”  observes Gill Fenton, marketing manager with the theatre. […]

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Watch #GoggleBox with The Creative Family live

Watch #GoggleBox with The Creative Family live

| March 24, 2017

THE many stakeholders to each year’s Creative Show ensure a fab dynamic for this enormous, fun, diverse gathering on stage. Directed by Bottom Dog’s Myles Breen, he also writes the narrative and chooses songs. 2017’s theme of #GoggleBox is choreographed by Angie Smalis, artistic director with Limerick Youth Theatre. #GoggleBox  tunes into Lime Tree Theatre […]

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‘A Life in Theatre’

‘A Life in Theatre’

| March 24, 2017

Having shone as director/ producer of ‘The Boneyard Man’ B-series, Norma Lowney now directs the David Mamet play ‘A Life in the Theatre’. This read-only production is by Bottom Dog working with independent professionals at No. 1 Pery Square this Sunday March 26, 8pm. US actor Gary Hetzler and Limerick’s Shane Whisker are cast. The […]

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And the beat goes on: Celebrating New Spotlight Showband Show

And the beat goes on: Celebrating New Spotlight Showband Show

| March 22, 2017

THE New Spotlight Showband Show will bring back the era of hugely popular Irish bands touring ballrooms across the country performing the cover versions of the biggest hits of the 1960s. Synonymous with the showband era was Spotlight Magazine (later renamed New Spotlight and then Starlight). The paper’s tagline was ‘Ireland’s No. 1 Young Entertainment […]

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The Food Series comes to Workbench Limerick

The Food Series comes to Workbench Limerick

| March 22, 2017

AN EXCITING event aimed at supporting the Irish Food Industry has been planned for March 29 next in Limerick where leading experts will address local business. Running at Bank of Ireland’s Workbench Limerick, The Food Series is a monthly event to promote quality Irish produce and those passionate about our local and national Food Industry. […]

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Awards seek Limerick food hero and more

Awards seek Limerick food hero and more

| March 21, 2017

LIMERICK nominations are now being accepted for the first Irish Food Hero as part of the Irish Quality Food and Drink Awards for 2017. Designed to recognise the unsung heroes of the Irish food sector, the new award is part of the fifth instalment that recognise excellence in products available to Irish consumers. All retailers, […]

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Limerick school shortlisted in Student Theatre Awards

Limerick school shortlisted in Student Theatre Awards

| March 21, 2017

The shortlist for the annual Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre Awards has been announced and Limerick’s Mid West School for the Deaf has been named as a finalist. Mid West School for the Deaf Featuring Laurel Hill Secondary School has been shortlisted in the Best Original Production category for its production of ‘Hush’. Judges praised the “innovative […]

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