Irish World Academy of Music and Dance Alumni take part in breathtaking documentary.

The documentary is titled The Green Fields of Vietnam and follows the travels of Mick Moloney, Michelle and Louise Mulcahy, Dylan Foley, Niall O Leary and poet Vincent Woods to Vietnam to highlight the continuing legacy of the terrible chemical warfare of the Vietnam War, and the disabilities wrought on the victims of the chemicalContinue Reading

Silent Movie Showing with Live Piano Accompaniment

THE LAD FROM OLD IRELAND Silent Movie Showing with Live Piano Accompaniment Theatre One, Irish World Academy, University of Limerick 6pm, Wednesday 19th November 2014 Free Admission The Kalem Company was an American Film Studio founded in New York City in 1907. In 1910 the company shot a film in Ireland, making Kalem the first movieContinue Reading

Special Event – And Sophia Danced: A Celebration of Arts Research

Special Event – And Sophia Danced: A Celebration of Arts Research November 19 – 20, 2014 Irish World Academy of Music and Dance The last two decades have witnessed the establishment of research through practice in the arts across the global higher education sector. The Irish World Academy has been to the forefront of thisContinue Reading

Special Event: ‘Starting with T’

You are invited to the official opening of ‘Starting with T’, (a film installation celebrating women and communities) in FabLab in Rutland Street, on October 30th at 7.00pm. The  installation reflects the creative contribution of the communities of women and the collaborating artists who worked on the projects: Mary Nunan, Jurgen Simpson, Monica Spencer and MaryContinue Reading

Launch of CD recording from Cantoral

Let the Joyous Irish Sing Aloud! A launch of the CD recoding from CANTORAL 29th October 2014, 6pm Dance Limerick Space (St Johns Church),  1&2 John’s Square, Limerick. “Let the Joyous Irish Sing Aloud!” / Laetabundus Decantet Hybernicorum Cetus is a recording from Cantoral, the early music female schola of the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance. Cantoral consistsContinue Reading

MA Festive Arts: Open Afternoon with Fidget Feet Aerial Dance

MA Festive Arts: Open Afternoon with Fidget Feet Aerial Dance, 2-6 pm Theatre 1, Irish World Academy of Music and Dance (http://www.irishworldacademy.ie/venue/map-directions/) On Thursday, 25th September, students, alumni, faculty and members of the public have the opportunity to try out aerial dance techniques and learn more about the MA Festive Arts programme at the IrishContinue Reading

Exhibition celebrating 20 years of the Irish World Academy launched

An exhibition WATERMARK featuring Helena Enright, Fiona Hallinan, Aaron Lawless and David Lilburn was recently launched at the Irish World Academy as part of its 20th anniversary celebrations. Drawing its title from Dan Beachy-Quick’s poem Exegesis of the First Word Spoken (Ishmael), this exhibition brings together the work of three visual artists: Fiona Hallinan, AaronContinue Reading

WATERMARK: launch, Thursday 11 September, 5.30 Irish World Academy

  The Irish World Academy of Music and Dance invites you and a guest to attend the launch of the WATERMARK exhibition: 11th September 2014 at 5.30pm The foyer of the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick. Commissioned for Academy 20, the year-long celebration of the 20th anniversary of the IrishContinue Reading