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Limerick’s Forgotten Rebel is raised

Limerick’s Forgotten Rebel is raised

| December 7, 2016

THE Granary’s City Library is host to “a collaboration of storytelling, contemporary paintings and poetry” that is open to all this Thursday 8 at 7pm. Under the banner of ‘Ammemorium – The Story of a Forgotten Rebel’, the artists are Professor John Hyatt and Sam Windrim. Their works are ”inspired by the activities of our […]

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Guitar night in Kasbah for Limerick Suicide Watch

Guitar night in Kasbah for Limerick Suicide Watch

| December 6, 2016

Limerick Suicide Watch is getting a mighty boost from an excellent thrill of guitar musicians and singer, solos and duo joining together. Roll up to Kasbah, Dock Road, next Sunday Dec 11, 8pm-ish. The night presents guitar supremo, and composer,  Joe O’Callaghan of Limerick Jazz, with Birgit Burhenne leading the singing chops with Mysterious Mr […]

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Jazz ensembles sound out end of year party

Jazz ensembles sound out end of year party

| December 5, 2016

ROLL up for the end of year Improvisation gig this Wednesday 7,  essential sampling at Christmas by Limerick Jazz Workshop’s many musicians. Taking place in Dolan’s Upstairs, look forward to a suite of ensembles playing off in organised streams from 7.30pm. These are accomplished musicians who engage in master workshops to learn the complicated art […]

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Tommy Tiernan: Into The Whirlwind

Tommy Tiernan: Into The Whirlwind

| December 5, 2016

LIKE most of Tommy’s shows, ‘Under the Influence’ at University Concert Hall this week quickly sold out and he has since added a second date this Wednesday December 7. There are a few seats left. The comedian has brought out a DVD of his mis-adventures at the Edinburgh Comedy Festival where he played 24 full-house shows […]

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Best Art, Sport and Culture – University Concert Hall

Best Art, Sport and Culture – University Concert Hall

| December 5, 2016

CONGRATS to University Concert Hall, having topped other venues in the Mid West to emerge again as winner for the ‘Best Art, Sport and Culture’ Award. “This award has been a real boost and incentive to keep up the hard work!” commented general manager Sinead Hope. “We are delighted to have won the Limerick Chamber […]

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The war and peace of Christmas chamber music

The war and peace of Christmas chamber music

| December 2, 2016

IRISH Chamber Orchestra presents WAR & PEACE, a Christmas offering for its annual December concert in St Mary’s Cathedral next Thursday 8 at 8pm. The night will be one of landmark works by Shostakovich, Corelli, Telemann and Haydn led by the flamboyant Corsican conductor Jean-Christophe Spinosi. Music will span the centuries combining elements from the […]

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Dan Owen: accidental popstar #live #limerick

Dan Owen: accidental popstar #live #limerick

| December 1, 2016

SINGER/ SONGWRITER and a very fine guitarist Dan Owen has seen his profile rise considerably since the release of his single ‘Made To Love You’ (two million Spotify streams and counting). Dan Owen first started playing live ten years ago at the young age of 13. He became an online viral sensation when a stunning […]

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Limerick construction worker building up to the big screen

Limerick construction worker building up to the big screen

| December 1, 2016

IT’S been a great year for Irish cinema, home-grown films like Young Offenders, Sing Street and The Survivalist have received recognition on a global scale and been lauded by audiences and critics alike. And while those big-screen releases continue to gather acclaim, a smaller film, something made for a fraction of the cost, has been […]

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Mary Coughlan is back and raring to go

Mary Coughlan is back and raring to go

| December 1, 2016

MARY Coughlan is feeling good and raring to get her Ireland /UK tour underway this December. 2016 is a year she will be happy to leave behind as health issues forced the 60-year old blues singer to cancel a tour because she needed to have an operation to place a stent in her heart. Mary […]

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Bastard Amber inspired by Yeats and Patrick Scott

Bastard Amber inspired by Yeats and Patrick Scott

| November 30, 2016

COMMISSIONED  by The Abbey Theatre, dance performance ‘Bastard Amber’ lights up Lime Tree Theatre this Friday 2 for 8pm. From the esteemed Liz Roche Company, ‘Bastard Amber’ is described as “a dance production that draws inspiration from two of the great Irish artists of the modern age, WB Yeats and Patrick Scott”. Roche is the first […]

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