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Guitar night for Dolan’s

Guitar night for Dolan’s

| January 24, 2017

LGN stands for Limerick Guitar Night and is the brainchild of Stephen McFarlane. The secondary school music teacher, currently based in Croom, hopes to showcase guitar talent in Limerick (and surrounding areas) by giving performers “a space to play original music and play set lists with a focus on showcasing the guitar as a solo […]

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Mayor congratulates Limerick’s Ruth Negga on Oscar nomination

Mayor congratulates Limerick’s Ruth Negga on Oscar nomination

| January 24, 2017

Limerick City and County Mayor, Cllr Kieran O’Hanlon has congratulated actor Ruth Negga on her Oscar nomination for her role in the film ‘Loving’. “I was absolutely delighted to hear the news, and all of Limerick is certainly rooting for her,” said Mayor O’Hanlon. “It’s great for Limerick – we’re on the map now in the […]

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Limerick’s Ruth Negga nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role

Limerick’s Ruth Negga nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role

| January 24, 2017

ACTRESS Ruth Negga, who grew up in Limerick,  is among five nominees for Best Actress in a Leading Role for the film Loving announced at the 2017 Academy Awards nominations today.

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Competition winner

Competition winner

| January 24, 2017

WELL done to Shirley Costello from Caherdavin who is the lucky winner of one pair of tickets and two large combo meals for a film of her choice at the Odeon Cinema in Castletroy. The answer to our film competition in last week’s edition of the Limerick Post was The Last Days of Disco. More […]

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Gather for John Shinnors painter ‘in conversation’

Gather for John Shinnors painter ‘in conversation’

| January 23, 2017

THE Hunt Museum and its arty chambers make a pleasing platform for the magnificent, original John Shinnors painter  ‘in conversation’ this Wednesday 25 at 2pm. From the museum’s Jasmine Bouvier: “Join us for an informal discussion with John Shinnors where he will talk about his artistic practice. This is a great way to ask him questions […]

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Belltable:Connect’s €6,650 support award to Fringe Festival

Belltable:Connect’s €6,650 support award to Fringe Festival

| January 22, 2017

A FORTNIGHT ago, Arts page brought news of the city’s latest arts festival, Limerick Fringe Festival which is set for the end of March. Now Belltable, former home of the defunct FringeFest, is supporting it by way of the Belltable:Connect Award for the festival’s winning show. Bear in mind that Limerick Fringe will present 34 […]

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Shake it all over, Limerick Literary Fest spans city and generations

Shake it all over, Limerick Literary Fest spans city and generations

| January 21, 2017

WITH €5000 from the Arts Council, Limerick Literary Festival is investing in new venues, diverse performances and the widest sweep in 33 years with respect to audience power. The theme of ‘City of Bridges’ reflects the widening of the weekend’s catchment of participants. A press launch at O’Mahony’s Booksellers revealed the packed itinerary, from Morrissey […]

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The spoken word, a writer’s life, and music

The spoken word, a writer’s life, and music

| January 20, 2017

LIMERICK Writers’ Centre presents another performance night at Belltable, featuring writers Donal Ryan, Julian Gough and Michael Durack. Their prose and poetry will be accompanied by Austin Durack on guitar. Book a seat for Thursday January 26 at 8pm. Being from Tipperary is the connective tissue between these artists, each of them with strong links […]

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LGN: Guitar night for Dolan’s – hear guitar take centre stage

LGN: Guitar night for Dolan’s – hear guitar take centre stage

| January 20, 2017

LGN stands for Limerick Guitar Night and is the brainchild of Stephen McFarlane. The secondary school music teacher, currently based in Croom, hopes to showcase guitar talent in Limerick (and surrounding areas) by giving performers “a space to play original music and play set lists with a focus on showcasing the guitar as a solo […]

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Wallis Bird comes home

Wallis Bird comes home

| January 19, 2017

NOW based in Berlin, the two-time Meteor Awards winner singer/songwriter Wallis Bird released her new album ‘Home’ in September. The record is self produced at her home studio with a little help from  long-term collaborator and producer Marcus Wuest (Get Well Soon). ‘Home’ is a  joyous celebration of friendship  and is deservedly on the Choice […]

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