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World famous German band to compete in Limerick championship

World famous German band to compete in Limerick championship

| March 15, 2017

A German band which has entertained millions of people around the world in places like the Great Wall of China, New York and Table Top Mountain in South Africa will compete in this year’s Limerick International Band Championship. Trommlerkorps ‘Gut Klang’ was founded by a group of miners in Dortmund, Germany in 1919 and will be […]

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Arthur’s Quay carnival cancelled this weekend

Arthur’s Quay carnival cancelled this weekend

| March 15, 2017

The Vintage Carnival scheduled for Arthur’s Quay Park this weekend as part of the Limerick St Patrick’s Festival has been cancelled due to severe waterlogging which would not allow for access or installation. However, it is hoped the carnival will return to Limerick at some point in the near future. Tens of thousands of people will travel […]

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4 Read Plays: The Dresser

4 Read Plays: The Dresser

| March 15, 2017

LIMERICK Post has been writing up Bottom Dog’s ‘4 Read Plays’ series taking place on Sunday nights in No. 1 Pery Square’s genteel upstairs salon. Join the atmosphere of this ambitious gambit “to see plays we will probably never get to act in, nor an audience in Limerick get to see”, as producer Myles Breen […]

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New version of Linger from The Cranberries

New version of Linger from The Cranberries

| March 15, 2017

THIS is the re-recorded version of Linger from The Cranberries new album ‘Something Else’, a collection of their best known songs played acoustically with the  Irish Chamber Orchestra. The album will include three new tracks and comes out April 28. The Cranberries tour in May and June playing Dublin Thursday May 18.     http://vevo.ly/JlcIM2 […]

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Joan As Police Woman for Dolan’s

Joan As Police Woman for Dolan’s

| March 14, 2017

Musician, singer, songwriter and producer Joan Wasser collaborated with musician/ singer Benjamin Lazer Davis on a pop album inspired by African rhythms. The duo brings the  Let it Be You tour to Limerick this week …   JOAN As Police Woman (Joan Wasser to her relations) has made music since picking up the violin in […]

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Behind the scenes and dreams of Angela’s Ashes The Musical

Behind the scenes and dreams of Angela’s Ashes The Musical

| March 14, 2017

STAGED first as a student production at Lime Tree Theatre during City of Culture 2014, ‘Angela’s Ashes The Musical’ will premier as a new professional show on July 6, 11 performances into July 15. Costing close to €750,000, ‘Angela’s Ashes The Musical’ will require significant crew, cast and prep at Lime Tree Theatre to meet […]

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Irish Chamber Orchestra concert of Mozart and Mendelssohn

Irish Chamber Orchestra concert of Mozart and Mendelssohn

| March 13, 2017

WORLD class musicians Jorg Widmann and Igor Levit will lead the Irish Chamber Orchestra in a concert dedicated to grand works by Mozart and Mendelssohn. This will take place in University Concert Hall on Tuesday March 21, 8pm and with Widmann known for composition and his skill with the clarinet, and Levit one of Europe’s […]

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One man’s education while Educating Rita

One man’s education while Educating Rita

| March 12, 2017

“A LOVELY part to play,” is how Michael James Ford describes Frank, the boozed up professor who takes a shine to Rita. “Frank is a very complicated character and it’s quite a journey. From the outset he is fast on track to becoming a disillusioned alcoholic, a failed poet and a failed teacher. He has […]

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A century of Limerick on screen

A century of Limerick on screen

| March 10, 2017

LIMERICK Film Archive, a media resource that is 25 years sourcing material of local and national interest, celebrates its silver anniversary. According to the archive’s Declan McLoughlin, the obvious titles are held: ‘Angela’s Ashes’, ’The Serpent’s Kiss’, ‘Cowboys and Angels’, ’High Spirits’, ‘The Rising of the Moon’, ’Guns in the Heather’, movies filmed in the […]

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Rusangano Family win Choice Music Prize for the album ‘Let the Dead Bury the Dead’

Rusangano Family win Choice Music Prize for the album ‘Let the Dead Bury the Dead’

| March 9, 2017

LIMERICK/CLARE group Rusangano Family took the first prize for Album of the Year at the Choice Music Prize tonight. As the winning act Rusangano Family will receive a €10,000 prize fund. The band explained that the band made the album in difficult circumstances with rapper Murili explaining as they accepted the prize. “Trying to explain […]

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