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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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Witches of Eastwick flying high

Witches of Eastwick flying high

| March 19, 2015

by Rose Rushe AWARD winning Limerick Musical Society will open its 2015 production ‘The Witches of Eastwick’ at the concert hall on Thursday March 26 for three nights, 8pm. Directed by Des Henn, this is the first Witches to be staged in the city.  A cast of at least 50 are supported by a professional […]

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Press push for Quarry Player’s ‘Moment’

Press push for Quarry Player’s ‘Moment’

| March 13, 2015

AN intelligent cast pulled together by Quarry Players does justice to ‘Moment’, the Deirdre Kinahan play current at No. 69 O’Connell Street until Saturday 14. John Anthony Murphy directs. Book at box office or go online to venue manager ww.limetreetheatre.ie for this 8pm show. Flannery’s Bar was occasion for the recent media launch:     […]

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Window dressing for Limerick Literary weekend of greats

Window dressing for Limerick Literary weekend of greats

| February 11, 2015

O’Mahony Booksellers was appropriate host on Monday 9 to the launch of the 2nd Limerick Literary Festival, grown-up child to the Kate O’Brien Weekend of three decades. Playwright and O’Brien scholar Mary Coll rolled out news of the three days of seminar, readings, music with Sarah Dolan, interviews by Sean Rocks (Edna O’Brien) and Niall […]

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Triple show launch at Limerick City Gallery of Art

Triple show launch at Limerick City Gallery of Art

| January 27, 2015

by Rose Rushe AS ever, Carnegie Building on Pery Square magnetised lovers of art and architecture with its seasonal launch of new shows. The first three for 2015 opened on Thursday January 22 and current installations will run daily to March 13. The evening was topped by the announcement, months in the making, of a […]

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Robert Burns Night rolls in

Robert Burns Night rolls in

| January 8, 2015

“Welcome, feast and revelry/ Tipsy dance and jollity/  Braid your locks with rosy twine/ Dress yourself with garments fine/ Tonight we dance, tonight we dine/ With mad music and strong wine” – Robert Burns, 1759-1796 Folks, it’s all ours to have until all hours at the annual Robert Burns celebration at Bobby Byrne’s Bar, Saturday […]

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Opening out the Wild Watery Heart of Pigtown

Opening out the Wild Watery Heart of Pigtown

| December 17, 2014

An exceptional painting exhibition by County Limerick artist John Collins, created in response to Mike Finn’s play ‘Pigtown’, staged by Island Theatre Company first in the summer of 1999, opened this week. Journey to Bourn Vincent gallery at the University’s Foundation Building to see the light.  22 oil on canvas/ board works are inspired by […]

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