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

Michael Flatley and cast of Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games rehearse at the Irish World Academy

The Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at the the University of Limerick recently played host Michael Flatley and the cast of Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games as they rehearse for the show’s premiere in the legendary London Palladium on September 1st 2014. The Irish-American dancer, choreographer and musician has also rehearsed with his troupe in the impressiveContinue Reading

Invitation to participate in WATERMARK sound installation

As part of the events celebrating twenty years of the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at the University of Limerick, students, staff and all those who engage with or enjoy the UL campus are invited to participate in a sound installation created by artist Fiona Hallinan. Further details are available here: http://www.irishworldacademy.ie/academy-20/watermark-take-part/