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New songwriting course announced for UL

New songwriting course announced for UL

| April 26, 2017

Budding songwriters and musicians will able to hone their craft to perfection courtesy of the new Masters Degree course launched at the University of Limerick this week. The new full-time postgraduate programme will place an emphasis on the artistic practice of songwriting with opportunities to perform and record work. It will enable students to explore […]

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Mercury Prize nominated C Duncan to play Limerick

Mercury Prize nominated C Duncan to play Limerick

| April 26, 2017

MERCURY Prize nominated composer C Duncan brings his dreamlike billowy indie pop to Limerick next week. His second album ‘The Midnight Sun’ came out last October. The follow up to the Mercury Prize nominated debut ‘Architect’ won over the critics of The Guardian, The Sunday Times, Mojo and The Quietus to name a few. Duncan […]

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Frank O’Sullivan at Friars’ Gate

Frank O’Sullivan at Friars’ Gate

| April 26, 2017

LIMERICK artist Frank O’Sullivan’s painted works are at Friars’ Gate in Kilmallock for the month of May. From Effin, O’Sullivan studied at Limerick School of Art and Design and graduated with a Diploma in fine art printmaking in 1998. He has participated in numerous group shows around Limerick and has had various solo exhibitions – […]

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All leaders, all women, all violin special

All leaders, all women, all violin special

| April 26, 2017

MUSIC Network brings together for the first time leaders and associate leaders of our most respected orchestras – Mia Cooper, Katherine Hunka, Ioana Petcu-Colan and Helena Wood – in concert. These women will play in an all-violin quartet at Lime Tree Theatre this Thursday 27 at 8pm. Look forward to Shchedrin, Bartok, Hermann, Wilson, Back and Telemann. […]

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From classics to mod for Summer Proms

From classics to mod for Summer Proms

| April 25, 2017

Summer Proms takes place the night of Saturday May 6 at 8pm at UCH. Liam Daly conducts UL Orchestra in its 25th year and welcomes violin soloist Maria Ryan and soprano Emma English. The programme features Mozart, Limerick’s O’Farrell, Brahms and Smetana

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Competition winners

Competition winners

| April 24, 2017

WELL done to Michael Hogan from Sixmilebridge who is the lucky winner of one pair of tickets and two large combo meals for a film of his choice at the Odeon Cinema in Castletroy. The answer to our film competition in last week’s Limerick Post was Zach Braff. Meanwhile, the winner of our cinema competition […]

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I, Malvolio: the loser’s perspective

I, Malvolio: the loser’s perspective

| April 23, 2017

THERE is a performance of a Shakespeare favourite reinvented at Belltable Thursday April 27 7pm especially for families. ‘I, Malvolio’ is ‘Twelfth Night’ told from the loser’s perspective, Limerick Post hears. “It’s a show for anyone who has ever been told off, called a name or has fallen in love with the wrong person.” Award […]

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The passion of Limerick Choral Union celebrating Easter

The passion of Limerick Choral Union celebrating Easter

| April 22, 2017

A CONCERT invoking the Way of the Cross in music most beautiful is coming to a venue near you. This will be Limerick Choral Union’s Easter tribute at University Concert Hall on Saturday April 29, 8pm when they will present Puccini’s ‘Messa di Gloria’ and Rossini’s ‘Stabat Mater’. The two oratorio works are of the […]

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Free gigs for Poetry Day Thursday 27

Free gigs for Poetry Day Thursday 27

| April 21, 2017

MARKING your card here for interesting stuff tiered around Thursday April 27, Poetry Day Ireland, bringing to a close this month of performance to do with the written and spoken word. It’s going to be a day of decent pickings for anyone interested in enjoying part-taking of the following: · A lunchtime recital. Local and visiting […]

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Brokentalkers family is bereaved….

Brokentalkers family is bereaved….

| April 20, 2017

WHEN an Irish work of drama wins a theatre award at Edinburgh Fringe Festival for ‘innovation, experimentation and playing with form’, it is cue to pay attention. The show in question, ‘Have I No Mouth’ (it defies the term ‘play’) is rooted in a family tragedy that befell the Cannons in 2001. Their head of […]

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