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‘Purge’, a painted response to Hunt Collection artefacts

‘Purge’, a painted response to Hunt Collection artefacts

| April 27, 2016

APRIL 21 saw Hunt Museum host its annual exhibition created by Limerick  School of Art and Design’s painting students, inspired by The Hunt Collection. This year’s theme title is ‘Purge’ and the “artworks are exhibited alongside the Museum’s artefacts and paintings to create imaginative responses to the collection”. ‘Purge’ is ongoing daily at the former […]

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Annie Get your Gun shoots the breeze at concert hall

Annie Get your Gun shoots the breeze at concert hall

| April 15, 2016

FAN tailed head-dresses, dancing girls, cowgirls and Men Wearing Stetsons enlivened the media launch of Limerick Musical Society’s latest production. Dolan’s Bar was the familiar supportive venue for news of ‘Annie Get Your Gun’, set to shoot out the concert hall later this month, Thursday April 28, Friday 29 and Saturday 30. Metropolitan Mayor Jerry […]

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Launch of Limerick Film Festival draws multiple stakeholders

Launch of Limerick Film Festival draws multiple stakeholders

| March 31, 2016

GEORGE Boutique Hotel, a regular supporter of and site for arts activity, was host to Limerick Film Festival’s media launch on Wednesday 30. This seventh annual festival will open on Thursday April 14 for three days, operating mostly out of LIT in Moylish. Look forward to the Short Film Awards in partnership with Film Freeway, […]

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Limerick Choral Festival is launched in song

Limerick Choral Festival is launched in song

| February 17, 2016

DaVincenzo’s Italian Food and Wine Hall at George Boutique Hotel was glamorous backdrop to the formal launch of Limerick Choral Festival. Festival organiser Dr Michael O’Brien, who has worked with Timothy Schinnick and the late, lamented Joe O’Connor annually on this February competitive music series, was host to the well-fed event. Members of Ancór with […]

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Launch of ‘Adventure: Capital’, home from Venice

Launch of ‘Adventure: Capital’, home from Venice

| January 22, 2016

THE night of Thursday 21 at Limerick City Gallery of Art was a major one for visual arts, and for Limerick. This week saw the coming home of Ireland’s work for the 56th Venice Biennale which took place in Autumn. 400,000+ people took the time and interest to pursue its many parts in Italy – […]

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The Alvin Purple Experience Christmas Party Part I

The Alvin Purple Experience Christmas Party Part I

| December 15, 2015

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Talking as to how Small Art Works

Talking as to how Small Art Works

| November 25, 2015

THE SMALL Art Works’ exhibition opened doors this month at CB1 O’Connell Street, with LSAD’s Aine NicGiolla Coda officiating for the select group. It brings together artists from various parts, three of these based locally: Gavin Hogg, Sheila Richardson and Nuala O’Sullivan. The Thurles man is PJ O’Connell, Dermot Browne is working out of Cork […]

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Sparkly circus launch for Goldilocks panto

Sparkly circus launch for Goldilocks panto

| November 13, 2015

LIMERICK Panto Society is staging a re-invented Goldilocks for its 2015/6 Christmas at Lime Tree Theatre, ‘Goldilocks – The Circus Panto’, with brilliant character (assassins!) such as Bertie Bagem and Seanie Shootem. Set aside time for razzle-dazzle dance numbers, a Circus pack of clowns and furry four-pawed friends. ‘Goldilocks  – The Circus Panto’ will run […]

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The making of Noises Off

The making of Noises Off

| November 6, 2015

COLLEGE Players assure seasonal bliss with their premier of Michael Frayn’s ‘Noises Off’ next Tuesday 10 at Lime Tree Theatre. There’s a cast of nine professionals and semi-pros, at least five of them doubling up in role play, complicated by a split stage of rotating wonder. We view the play-within-a-play device in all its glory […]

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The Mid-West’s 1st honorary consul to Mexico

The Mid-West’s 1st honorary consul to Mexico

| October 20, 2015

THE first honorary consul to represent the Mexican community in the MidWest and Kilkenny has been appointed. Mr  Ronan Branigan, managing director of The Savoy Hotel Group, was invited by the Mexican Ambassador to Ireland, Carlos Garcia de Alba to take up the post this summer. On Friday October 16, the inauguration ceremony took place […]

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