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School days… spent falling Through the Cracks

School days… spent falling Through the Cracks

| August 6, 2017

TO HEAR you speak of school days; and  rejoice in your worth. To the point that a drama verbatim will be made of people’s diminished experiences of formal education as they grew/ are growing up in Limerick. The mission is ‘Through the Cracks’, a work in progress to which you can be party, led by […]

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A film festival first for Ireland, RHIFF TV

A film festival first for Ireland, RHIFF TV

| August 4, 2017

THE visual ‘streaming’ platform launched by Richard Harris International Film Festival (RHIFF) is a first for Irish film festivals. Created with technical partner Shift 72 – who provides for Cannes, and South by Southwest festivals – it is an indie film screening channel for RHIFF entrants. “An extra shop window”, as chairman Rob Gill puts […]

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Limerick Voices album launched

Limerick Voices album launched

| August 3, 2017

MUSIC Generation Limerick has compiled an album of original material written and recorded by participants in the Limerick Voices song-writing programme. The initiative, launched in 2014, aims to foster creative musical expression in young people according to Music Generation Limerick coordinator Boris Hunka. “The music on the album reflects this wide ranging and individually oriented approach. […]

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Ten years of Bad Reputation Ireland

Ten years of Bad Reputation Ireland

| August 3, 2017

HARDWORKING collective Bad Reputation Ireland bring live heavy metal music to Limerick city and celebrate their tenth year in existence this weekend with a show at Dolan’s Warehouse. The collective has helped to establish the city’s credentials on the international metal scene and today, Limerick is right up there with Dublin and Belfast on the […]

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Art project after Paul Henry

Art project after Paul Henry

| August 2, 2017

  GLENSTAL’S Dom Patrick Hederman and film maker Thaddeus O’Sullivan opened out the Hunt Museum’s suite of summer lunchtime talks linked to its current exhibition, ‘Jack B. Yeats and Paul Henry: Contrasting Visions of Ireland’ Next, on Thursday August 17 at 1pm, archaeologist and photographer Brian Mac Domhnaill and painters Gentian Lulanaj and Paul Mc […]

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Limerick at the Picnic

Limerick at the Picnic

| August 1, 2017

THE Electric Picnic will see over 55,000 revellers  descend on Electric Picnic this weekend at Stradbally. Limerick is well represented with Rusangano Family performing on the Rankins Wood Stage, 6.30pm Saturday. Limerick’s Rubberbandits, Karl Spain and Today FM’s Dermot Whelan are part of an extensive line up at the Comedy Tent. Other Voices at Electric […]

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Mungret Music Festival Returns for Second Year in a Row

Mungret Music Festival Returns for Second Year in a Row

| July 31, 2017

There are only 5 weeks left until the Mungret Music Festival kicks off at Mungret St Pauls GAA club, with huge names like Nathan Carter set to hit the stage. Mungret St Pauls GAA club will once again host the Mungret Music Festival this year to help raise funds for the club. Nathan Carter will […]

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Limerick Jazz in the running for Best Festival

Limerick Jazz in the running for Best Festival

| July 29, 2017

GOING into its sixth international festival the weekend of Culture Night September 21-24, Limerick Jazz Society is proud nominee for the ‘Best Festival in Ireland’ award. Pure M magazine is provider; M standing for music. Limerick Jazz Festival is shortlisted alongside established greats such as the Rory Gallagher Festival and Free Fringe. Nice work, Mr […]

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Rebel with cause: Owen Wingrave

Rebel with cause: Owen Wingrave

| July 27, 2017

CONGRATULATIONS to Irish Chamber Orchestra for pioneering another international premier in Limerick, Benjamin Britten’s opera ‘Owen Wingrave’. It opens an Irish tour on Saturday September 9 in Lime Tree Theatre, a major production achieved in collaboration with Opera Collective Ireland (OCI) and the Académie de l’Opéra national de Paris. Heady stuff. Bear in mind that […]

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Lunchtime music and poetry

Lunchtime music and poetry

| July 27, 2017

A PRELUDE by local musicians will settle poetry lovers into another free gig at the mighty Hunt Museum on Friday July 28 – we are asked to be in our seat by 12.55pm at the latest. This lunch date will close the poetry reading series for July 2017. Ruth Marshall and Dr Eoin Devereaux are […]

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