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#WATCH International artists part of LSAD graduate show

#WATCH International artists part of LSAD graduate show

| June 6, 2017

INTERNATIONAL award winning artists are among the almost 200 graduates of the Limerick School of Art and Design who will be exhibiting their work at the LSAD Graduate Show 2017, beginning on June 10 and running until June 18, 2017 Students from the college took control of the over riding message of this historical show as […]

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Fashion Knitwear collection showcases LSAD student’s talent

Fashion Knitwear collection showcases LSAD student’s talent

| May 26, 2017

The first ever fashion knitwear show from students of Limerick’s School of Art and Design saw collections displayed to a packed house to raise funds for Limerick Suicide Watch. Introduced four years ago, this year saw the first ever group of students to graduate with a BA in Fashion Knitwear and Textile Design (FKT). The show […]

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Limerick student named fashion designer of the year

Limerick student named fashion designer of the year

| April 12, 2017

A student from Limerick School of Art and Design has been crowned Student Designer of the Year at the Irish Fashion Innovation Annual Awards Show. Fourth year student, Kate O’Doherty from Ardagh, beat off competition from 42 other students to scoop top prize at the awards ceremony which took place in Galway’s Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa. […]

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Skinny jeans do no cause back pain says UL researcher

Skinny jeans do no cause back pain says UL researcher

| March 19, 2017

by Dr Mary O’Keeffe PhD, Health Research Institute, University of Limerick There has been a recent claim in the media that skinny jeans, handbags, coats with large fluffy hoods, high heels and backless shoes (e.g. mules) can cause back pain and that women should be careful of these items. This was revealed following a poll performed by […]

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Exhibition will celebrate the work of late Limerick fashion designer

Exhibition will celebrate the work of late Limerick fashion designer

| March 4, 2017

An exhibition celebrating the creations of late Limerick fashion designer John McNamara will take open at the Hunt Museum on Thursday, April 6, running until Sunday, April 30th. John McNamara, from South Circular Road in Limerick, died in 2015. He graduated in fashion from the Grafton Academy Dublin and Kingston University London and was regarded as […]

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Limerick ladies vie for Miss Ireland victory

Limerick ladies vie for Miss Ireland victory

| September 23, 2016

  LIMERICK ladies, Aoife McNamara and Ciara Buckley will aim to impress the judges at the Miss Ireland competition in Dublin this Friday night. Aoife, (18) has just finished a year of pre-nursing at Limerick College of Further Education and hopes to study psychiatric nursing next year in UL. Ciara (17) is a part time model […]

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‘Sparkle of Hope’ Earrings for Pieta House

‘Sparkle of Hope’ Earrings for Pieta House

| December 17, 2015

Christmas time is approaching and the streets of Limerick are beginning to fill up with those searching to find the perfect gift for their family and friends. This year help Matthew Stephens make a difference by supporting Pieta House Ireland. With every purchase of these ‘Sparkle of Hope Earrings’ worth €64.95, Matthew Stephens are donating […]

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Limerick Christmas fashion show launch

Limerick Christmas fashion show launch

| November 6, 2015

By Charlie Mullowney With Christmas just around the corner, the first ever Limerick Christmas Fashion Festival is being launched with a “behind the scenes” promotion on Friday, November 6. The festival organizers are joining forces with Dunnes Stores, Penny’s, The Ivory Closet, Esquire Formal Menswear to give an insight into the first steps of an […]

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Shock to fashion community with loss of John McNamara

Shock to fashion community with loss of John McNamara

| April 16, 2015

by Olivia O’Sullivan NEWS of the death of John McNamara this week came as a huge shock to all that knew him. Ill for just a matter of weeks, he was taken from us suddenly but will never be forgotten. This ‘gentle giant’ was a kind, talented, loving, intelligent, well-read, and witty man with a […]

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Irish skin is far less attractive than other skin tones, according to over half of Irish

Irish skin is far less attractive than other skin tones, according to over half of Irish

| April 14, 2015

Majority of Irish have a ‘love/hate’ relationship with their skin Almost a quarter of Irish women never let their partner see them without make-up ·  Majority of Irish (61%) feel less attractive than people from other countries, because of our skin tone ·  Majority (65%) of Irish admit that they have a ‘love / hate’ […]

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