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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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Limerick date in Dolan’s for Wyvern Lingo

Limerick date in Dolan’s for Wyvern Lingo

| November 30, 2016

Following a stunning performance at the Electric Picnic, and UK support tours for Hozier and James Vincent McMorrow, Wyvern Lingo tour the country coming to Limerick to play Dolan’s this Thursday December 1. The Bray trio continue to hone and refine their pop, r’n’b sound building their repertoire for their much anticipated upcoming debut album […]

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Primal Scream are ready to party

Primal Scream are ready to party

| November 29, 2016

PRIMAL Scream formed out having nothing better to do, according to frontman Bobby Gillespie. Bobby would bang dustbin lids and his friend Jim Beattie would grind out fuzzy guitar riffs and they called it Primal Scream. Thirty four years on, Primal Scream are indie rock’s innovators having taken their garage rock blues to the rave […]

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