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Trading space, finding your place…in dance

Trading space, finding your place…in dance

| July 7, 2017

LIMERICK’S streets and architecture are inspiration to a youth Dance Fusion project at Dance Limerick in August for teens aged 13 and upwards. Taking place in August, look forward to two weeks of intense training in a variety of dance styles, from hip hop to the latest street moves. The project is led by Dublin […]

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Limerick’s DeLorean Suite on remix duties

Limerick’s DeLorean Suite on remix duties

| July 6, 2017

LIMERICK producers DeLorean Suite have a new remix made for Soulstar Records. The track is a house stomper called ‘Titanic Emotions’ by Tete De La Course. So far it’s been put on regular rotation by Freak31 Amsterdam, NYC House Radio, SSRadio London and Ibiza Global Radio, say the group. Tete De La Course features DJ/producer […]

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Future Islands: chest thumping intensity at Dolan’s

Future Islands: chest thumping intensity at Dolan’s

| July 6, 2017

THE buzz of anticipation at Dolan’s Warehouse was palpable last Monday night as fans of Future Islands – who had snapped up tickets for this show in minutes – would finally see the Baltimore based band on stage. Dolan’s was  the most intimate venue of this quartet’s tour. The trio of Samuel T. Herring (vocals, […]

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Angela’s Ashes: Behind the musical

Angela’s Ashes: Behind the musical

| July 5, 2017

FRANK McCourt’s autobiographical account of growing up in Limerick has sold over ten million copies worldwide since it was released in 1996. The original musical version of this story was first seen in Limerick in 2013. That version was a student production from the University of Derby and forms the basis of the new musical […]

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Lunching with poetry by the river

Lunching with poetry by the river

| July 5, 2017

LIMERICK Writers’ Centre and The Hunt Museum will treat all comers to a Lunch Time Poetry programme at the old riverside Custom House. Take note of Friday dates July 7, 14, 21 and 28 for poets reading their own work and all preceded by live music from local musicians, 1pm to 2pm. Free in, we […]

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Poetry of the Dispossessed for masterclass

Poetry of the Dispossessed for masterclass

| July 5, 2017

LIMERICK Writers’ Centre is hosting a poetry masterclass with the Madrid-based John Liddy on Saturday July 15 from 10am to 4pm. Under the theme of ‘Repossessing the Poetry of the Dispossessed’, Liddy takes the seminal work ’An Duanaire 1600-1900: Poems of the Dispossessed by Ó Tuama & Kinsella’ (1981) with a view to clarifying those […]

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A memory suitcase to invoke lost past

A memory suitcase to invoke lost past

| July 3, 2017

THE reopened Limerick Museum and The Hunt Museum will benefit from an €8,000 grant from the Department for Arts and Heritage. This modest investment is delivered through the Local and Regional Museums Funding Scheme of 2017, €135,000 for 23 projects. Local Senator Maria Byrne has welcomed the news: “This will come as a very welcome […]

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Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott to play Limerick in October

Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott to play Limerick in October

| July 2, 2017

Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott will release their third album, since rekindling their musical partnership, on July 21. The duo and band return to play Limerick, Live at The Big Top on Friday October 27. Tickets go on sale this Friday 6. Paul Heaton’s band Beautiful South sold 15 million records through the 90s/00s before […]

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Belltable: Connect’s ‘Showcase of Ideas’

Belltable: Connect’s ‘Showcase of Ideas’

| June 30, 2017

IN JANUARY some 13 theatre artists from around Ireland came to collaborate and stretch their creative comfort zones. ‘Showcase of Ideas’ is the culmination of this programme. Inspired by the Limerick Leader edition of February 11, five collaborative pieces, conceived and created in Belltable: Connect, will be presented over two nights, June 30 and July […]

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Super Sharp Shooters: Wardance crew celebrate three years and a Subtle Audio release

Super Sharp Shooters: Wardance crew celebrate three years and a Subtle Audio release

| June 28, 2017

“The S, the U… the P, the E, the R” – jumping around to DJ Zinc’s ‘Super Sharp Shooter’ in dark rooms 20 years ago ’til your clothes were wet through are some of this writer’s happy memories of underground drum and bass clubs in the 90s. The jungle beats are still happening in the city today […]

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