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Kerry Neville reads at Narrative 4

Kerry Neville reads at Narrative 4

| January 17, 2017

TWO storytelling operatives in town meet together to platform the award winning short story and essay writer Kerry Neville in January at Narrative 4, 58 O’Connell Street. The American’s reading on Thursday 19, 8pm will be followed by a question and answer session on creative writing, both fiction and non-fiction. Limerick Writers’ Centre’s tells us […]

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Spring showcase of Ireland’s finest in performance arts

Spring showcase of Ireland’s finest in performance arts

| January 15, 2017

JEAN Butler, Eddi Reader, Foil Arms & Hogg, The Three Tenors, Godspell, Opera Theatre Company, Fidget Feet, Mary Black, Katherine Hunka, The Nualas… and more. Glory be to Apollo,  god of the arts, for what is available to Limerick audiences this Spring. The seat of all this is Lime Tree’s proscenium theatre which warms up […]

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Captain Fantastic – tipped for an Oscar – will screen at Belltable

Captain Fantastic – tipped for an Oscar – will screen at Belltable

| January 14, 2017

IFI Monday screenings at Belltable continue this week with ‘Captain Fantastic’, written and directed by Matt Ross. After living in self-sufficient isolation for a decade, a family of six children have to reintegrate into society after losing their mother to suicide. This thought-provoking and sometimes funny story is led by Viggo Mortensen in the role […]

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The jazz singer: meet Ian Shaw

The jazz singer: meet Ian Shaw

| January 14, 2017

VETERAN Limerick Jazz Society will platform a Spring season of monthly gigs, international in flavour and sounding out from Upstairs at Dolan’s. There is a strong opening act to pique attendance: Ian Shaw is the performer who won Best Jazz Vocalist at the BBC Jazz Awards in years 2004 and 2007 and was nominated for […]

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Win cinema tickets

Win cinema tickets

| January 13, 2017

ODEON Limerick is this week giving away one pair of tickets and two large combo meals for a film of your choice at their cinema at the Castletroy Shopping Centre. To be in with a chance, answer the following question and email your answer to competitions@limerickpost.ie by 9am on Monday January 15. Who directed Silence? […]

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Limerick musician Niamh Dunne on Ed Sheeran’s new album

Limerick musician Niamh Dunne on Ed Sheeran’s new album

| January 12, 2017

TRAD band Beoga describe themselves as “four Nordy lads and a Limerick lass”. That lass is Niamh Dunne. She sings and plays fiddle with Beoga who recorded with Ed Sheeran at his studio in the UK during the Summer. In an interview with BBC Radio One. Sheeran confirmed that Beoga had spent a week in […]

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Johnny Cash Roadshow rolls into Limerick

Johnny Cash Roadshow rolls into Limerick

| January 12, 2017

THE Johnny Cash Roadshow is fronted by award winning singer/songwriter Clive John. Clive has been writing songs since he was 19 releasing seven albums of his own material. Clive’s most recent album called ‘The Spirit’ was released in 2011. The album was Nominated as Best British & European Country Album in that year and the title […]

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Rusangano Family make Choice Music Prize shortlist

Rusangano Family make Choice Music Prize shortlist

| January 11, 2017

THE shortlist of ten albums for the RTE Choice Music Prize was announced today on 2fm. Limerick Clare act, Rusangano Family are among the ten acts selected. Now in its 12th year, the Choice Music Prize celebrates and acknowledge the best in Irish albums released in the previous 12 months. Limerick and Clare hip hop/world/soul […]

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Playing home and away, Irish Chamber Orchestra tours Spring

Playing home and away, Irish Chamber Orchestra tours Spring

| January 10, 2017

THE Irish Chamber Orchestra will open its Spring Season 2017 on an exciting note overseas in February and will be the first Irish orchestra invited to play in Vienna’s mighty concert hall in March. The ICO has announced its four-day European tour to Blaibach, Neumarkt, Brussels and Freiburg with principal conductor Jörg Widmann around St […]

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Limerick musician Niamh Dunne contributes to Ed Sheeran’s new album

Limerick musician Niamh Dunne contributes to Ed Sheeran’s new album

| January 9, 2017

DESCRIBING themselves as four Nordy lads and a Limerick lass, trad band Beoga have confirmed that the group will feature on Ed Sheeran’s new album ÷ (divide). Niamh Dunne from Limerick sings and plays fiddle with the group who recorded new tracks with Ed Sheeran at his studio during the Summer in the UK. The band […]

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