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40 years of Mexico-Ireland diplomacy celebrated

40 years of Mexico-Ireland diplomacy celebrated

| July 23, 2015

SAVOY Hotel was after-party to a cultural evening of classical music, Mexican foods, dance and music by the Kinvara based Gringo Kings as Mexico and Ireland continued in a series of commemorative events. Each has celebrated 40 years of the establishment of formal relations between Mexico and Ireland, Mexico being eternally fond of us, especially […]

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Photographs from the Front; Fr Browne’s War

Photographs from the Front; Fr Browne’s War

| July 20, 2015

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Glory be to AIMS for Limerick Musical Society

Glory be to AIMS for Limerick Musical Society

| July 13, 2015

LIMERICK Musical Society celebrated its four Association of Irish Music Society (AIMS) awards for ‘The Witches of Eastwick’ in South’s Bar, having had a Mayoral reception with outgoing Mayor Kevin Sheahan previously. Their March musical in the concert hall won the coveted Best Overall Show plus Best Actor (David Griffin), Best Choreography (Niamh Twomey), Best […]

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Picnic for PALLS Urban Horse

Picnic for PALLS Urban Horse

| July 7, 2015

A PICNIC in People’s Park on July 3 with ice creams for those who screamed was occasion for the unveiling of the PALLS addition to Urban Horse Herd. PALLS is Probation in Limerick and Linkage Scheme which works with trainees who are clients of the Probation Service. A dozen of them, based on the Dock […]

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Witches of Eastwick sweep AIMS Awards

Witches of Eastwick sweep AIMS Awards

| June 15, 2015

ASSOCIATION of Irish Musical Societies (AIMS) had its annual awards ceremony on Saturday 13 at the Gleneagles/ INEC with 1300 members attending, each supportive of its own troupe’s ambition. Limerick Musical Society in the Sullivan section was principal winner, scooping four awards for ‘The Witches of Eastwick’. The individual trophies were for Best Choreographer, Niamh Twomey; […]

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Southside pitches Pirates against Mermaids

Southside pitches Pirates against Mermaids

| May 26, 2015

SOUTHSIDE Stage School embraces city children  – 50 for these shows – in creating theatrical and musical platforms that are fun and educational. Look ahead to two shows coming up in Our Lady Queen of Peace school hall on Tuesday June 2 at 7pm,  ‘Pirates versus Mermaids’ and then ‘Alice in Wonderland’. Tickets at the […]

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Season triple launch in City Gallery

Season triple launch in City Gallery

| May 25, 2015

by Rose Rushe IT was a crowded house for Limerick City Gallery of Art on Thursday May 21 for Ramon Kassam’s ‘Gallery’ on the ground floor and Gavin Hogg’s ‘Shadow Light’ occupying upper chambers and atrium. Siobhan O’Reilly, who has care of collections here, chose Drawings 11 as the third chapter, this absorbing and varied […]

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Year long show by LCFE Photography students

Year long show by LCFE Photography students

| May 25, 2015

ANOTHER occasion on the Limerick College of Further Education events calendar will take place this Thursday May 27, 7.30pm in Absolute Hotel. Photography students launch their 13th annul exhibition, put together by 1st and 2nd Year photography learners from course work done this preceding academic year. They exhibit a selection of prints, fully titled. Spain […]

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Opening night for Music on the Water

Opening night for Music on the Water

| May 22, 2015

By Rose Rushe Corbally artist Maurice Quillinan’s new show, Music on the Water, launched in Dooradoyle’s County Hall the night of May 18, with Mayor Kevin Sheahan doing the honours. In fact the exhibition is in two parts, with a parallel running simultaneously at City Hall in Merchant’s Quay. According to the artist, ‘Music on the […]

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Portrait of a Lady

Portrait of a Lady

| April 10, 2015

OUR Shannon Rowing Club est. 1870 was site for a portrait sitting by reigning Rose of Tralee, Maria Walsh. Eight artists painted her likeness simultaneously over a four hour period, while the festival queen sat in sash at the bow window overlooking Currahgower Falls. According to Pat O’Neill of the Festival, there are plans to […]

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