What’s On this Week – Riverfest, Fashionfest, Jilly Morgan’s Birthday Party, Qween, Ten Ton Slug, Fidget Feet & Hotboxx

Patrick Ryan stars as 'Jack' in Liam McCarthy’s new play Jilly Morgan’s Birthday Party.


Book Launch: The World’s End O’Mahony’s Book Launch of The World’s End by Karen Fitzgibbon 6.30pm

Jilly Morgan’s Birthday Party – Belltable. Limerick playwright Liam McCarthy’s  story of love, longing and obsession, centring on Jack, and his experience of a brief, passionate kiss in the downstairs toilet at a party in Limerick City in 1983.

Musica Vivit – University Concert Hall. The Students of Cistercian College Roscrea return for their annual end of year concert featuring the celebrated College choirs and orchestra, soloists and instrumentalists.

Handle with Care – Lime Tree Theatre. A promenade play and explores the life, loves and loss of the character Zoe as the audience literally follows her from late teens to mid-40s through the setting of a storage unit.

Tony Cantwell – Dolans,  Comedy: Tony Cantwell is back with his brand new special ‘Litterboxxx’.

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Brógeal – Dolans,  “People see banjos and think – these kids are gonna start playing hobbit music. But then they hear it and they get it. And by the end of the show they love it.”

Cass McCombs & Steve Gunn – Dolans,

Pride Dance Project – Dance Limerick. 6.30pm contemporary dance for LGBTQIA+


Riverfest – City Centre. Soak up the festival atmosphere on or off the water, kayaking, ziplining, games in Hunt Garden or browsing the markets, 

Fashionfest – Gardens International. Best of Limerick’s boutiques, designers and budding fashion students from Limerick School of Art and Design. MC’ed by Celia Holman Lee 6pm.

Milk Market – City Centre  Live music by Fernando 

Jilly Morgan’s Birthday Party – Belltable

Domino Lite – Old Quarter

Lyterian – Dolans,  The Limerick band launch their new release ‘Can we be the band you used to Love?’

Trá Pháidín (Prima Volta) – The Record Room. Presented by Prima Volta,  9 piece Trá Pháidín gather elements of trad, folk and experimental jazz to create a unique sound as rugged as their Connemara background.

Handle with Care – Lime Tree Theatre.  With an exciting immersive design from award winning design team Emma Fisher and Ivan Owen and direction from seasoned director Ann Blake, this is a unique audience experience.

Ten Ton Slug – Dolans. Album launch from the Galway rockers presented by Bad Reputation

Ian O’Donovan  (ZEN Party) – Pharmacia. Ian’s tracks have found homes on iconic imprints such as John Digweed’s Bedrock Records, Carl Cox’s Intec and Christian Smith’s Tronic. His melodic techno takes listeners on an intricate journey, weaving through genres and musical landscapes.

Awaken by Tony Monahan – Spacecraft Artist Studios. Sound installation and album launch featuring a freeform ambient improvisation with Tony Monahan and vocalist Óscar Mascareñas.

RIFF Shop – House Limerick


Riverfest – City Centre. Soak up the festival atmosphere on or off the water, kayaking, ziplining or browsing the markets, 

Fidget Feet “House! Circus? Bingo!” – Redemptorist Church Car Park, South Circular Road. Masters of aerial spectacle bring their fun and bonkers outdoor drive-in bingo show

Limerick On-Street Opera Trail – Bus Station, O’Connell Street & Thomas Street. Well loved operatic arias, duets and some old classic favorites

Milk Market – City Centre. Famous Food Market – 80 Traders 

Josh Quinn / Off The Record – Old Quarter

Jilly Morgan’s Birthday Party – Belltable

National All Ireland BBQ Competition – Howley’s Quay

Hotboxx – Pharmacia Hard techno

Rule The World – Dolans. Award Winning Take That Tribute Show. Gary Barlow is quoted, “These guys are good!”

Qween Featuring The Dublin Gospel Choir – Live at The Castle, King John’s Castle. Support from IE/DC – AC/DC tribute.

16 Tons of Jive – Punches Blue Bar 

Ultan Conlon will perform at James Corbett’s Architects.

Ultan Conlon – James Corbett’s Architects, – O’Connell Street. 

Lemoncello – Dolans. The alternative folk duo’s debut album out now on Claddagh Records.

After Show Party – Dolans Upper Deck.  DJ playing alternative/disco/lost classics on Dolans Terrace til late after the live shows


Great Limerick Run 2024 – City Centre

Alan O’Shea / Sweet Freedom / Drive – Old Quarter

Milk Market – City Centre. Antique, Vintage and Craft Fair

Gradam Ceoil TG4 2024 – University Concert Hall. A Live Broadcast to celebrate the recipients of the 2024 awards. Awardees will be joined by a stellar line up of performers and award presenters for the biggest night in the traditional music calendar.

The Circus Ponies – Dolans. 16-piece band re-imagining 90s dance and R&B

Moncrieff – Live at The Castle, King John’s Castle

Fireworks Display – On the River Shannon

W*nk Bank – Pharmacia. Creigleach, Dewey and Badmandeego


Treaty United v Athlone Town AFC – Market’s Field  7.45pm


Jilly Morgan’s Birthday Party – Belltable


Jilly Morgan’s Birthday Party – Belltable