Arts: Georgian Pop-Up Museum – Limerick’s Oldest Home Exhibition

It’s not often my husband comes home wanting to visit a museum, but that is indeed what happened last week, when he read in the local paper of a pop-up museum in Limerick’s oldest home. No. 55 Rutland Street was built circa 1760 as one of the first grand merchants’ homes opposite the Custom House […]

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Book Review: ‘Life After Life’ by Kate Atkinson and ‘The Edge of Tomorrow’ feat. Emily Blunt & Tom Cruise….

**Possible Spoilers** It’s not a sentence I thought I’d ever type, but the recent Emily Blunt / Tom Cruise film ‘The Edge of Tomorrow’ reminded me hugely of Kate Atkinson’s prize-winning novel, ‘Life After Life’. Imagine that you could re-live your life over and over again, learning to avoid dangerous obstacles and people, so that […]

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Arts: Brian MacMahon Exhibition Limerick

I found the Brian MacMahon Exhibition in the best possible way – by accident. Wandering home from the gym (dressed like a distinctly out-of-shape runner) I cast my eyes towards the old Sailors’ Home, a beautiful Victorian building on O’Curry Street, Limerick which I had been admiring for some time. Formerly a home for retired […]

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Review of Aroi, Limerick City – Published Food and Wine Magazine June 2014

Aroi 1 O’Connell Street, Limerick Tel: (+353)61311411 www.aroi.eu   Word of a new Asian restaurant in Limerick city should not in itself be newsworthy.  However, the question on the lips of Limerick’s inhabitants of late has not been “what are Munster’s chances?” but “have you been to Aroi?”   Opened just eight weeks ago, Aroi […]

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Book Review: ‘Kiss Me First’ by Lottie Moggach

‘Kiss Me First’ is a thoroughly modern book centring on a girl called Leila, who is convinced by an internet cult leader to take over the online life of Tess, a suicidal woman who wants to disappear from the world without hurting her family.  This might sound relatively fanciful, but in the skilled hands of […]

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