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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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Opening days of Limerick’s 9th Polish Art Festival

Opening days of Limerick’s 9th Polish Art Festival

| October 16, 2015

LIMERICK’S ninth annual Polish arts festival was launched by the Polish Ambassador to Ireland, His Excellency Ryszard Sarkowicz at Hunt Museum on the afternoon of Thursday 15. Cantata Deo Choir enhanced the occasion for Amabassadaor Sarkowicz, his wife Anna, festival co-ordinator Jystyna Cwozdzinska, honorary consul Pat O’Sullivan and invited guests who were also privy to […]

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Launch to Richard Harris International Film Festival

Launch to Richard Harris International Film Festival

| October 13, 2015

THE third International Film Festival here in Limerick under the mantle of Richard Harris’ colourful, high achieving legacy had its packed launch at No. 1 Pery Square. See richardharrisfestival.com for details on the ambitious programme of screenings, a suite Ireland movie premiers, talks by their producers and directors, workshops, a portrait competition dedicated to Harris, […]

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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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