The Sound of a Country

A lovely documentary featuring our Arts Practice PhD student Matthew Noone. In December of 2014 the Irish traditional fiddle and guitar duo Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill, joined Sarod player Matthew Noone on a tour of India, to play several shows as well as meet and collaborate with a host of famous Indian traditional musicians.…Continue Reading

Blas International Summer School of Irish Traditional Music and Dance

June 22nd – July 3rd 2015 Irish World Academy of Music and Dance The Blas International Summer School of Irish Traditional Music and Dance returns to the Irish World Academy at the University of Limerick for the 19th successive year this June 22nd – July 3rd 2015. The summer school will be launched on Monday…Continue Reading

The Limerick Fling

One hundred performers from five continents will come together to celebrate all the creativity, talent and passion that the Irish World Academy has to offer in a unique concert held in the University Concert Hall on Thursday March 5th at 8pm. The Limerick Fling is a spectacular flash of music and dance at the cutting…Continue Reading

Tune into TG4 this Friday to see our students and faculty performing!

Tune in to see our students and faculty performing in this wonderful concert! Lumen i Luimneach TG4, 8.00pm, Friday 16th January The music of Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin will feature in this recording of the Lumen i Luimneach concert, which was held in St Mary’s Cathedral last December 27th to mark the end of Limerick City…Continue Reading

Undergraduate Auditions in April

We are delighted to announce that the auditions for the BA Irish Music and Dance and the BA Voice and Dance will be on the 11th and 12th of April 2015!For more info on our programmes check out http://www.irishworldacademy.ie/undergraduate-programmes/ba-irish-music-dance/ http://www.irishworldacademy.ie/undergraduate-programmes/ba-voice-dance/Continue Reading