Many hands make light work of New Year’s bash

first_imgLifestyleEntertainmentNewsMany hands make light work of New Year’s bashBy Alan Jacques – December 5, 2013 826 ALMOST 2,000 people have been recruited and resourced in just eight weeks for Limerick City of Culture 2014’s New Year‘s Eve extravaganza.Details of the pageant  and City of Culture ‘NYE Sky’ have been unveiled with a promise of being “the most exciting and exuberant interactive family event” Limerick has ever seen.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The spectacular end-of-year bash promises to transport the streets of Limerick into a wonderful fairyland full of fantastical characters, glowing floats and magical music, with both skies and terra firma being brought to life.According to a press statement this week, the difficult task of creating this world-class show has been achieved in an “impossibly tight timeframe”. Involved in putting together this breathtaking project were: producer Joe Clarke, creative director Paul Boland, University Concert Hall, LITMT, Lime Tree Theatre, Murt Whelan Sound, Frontline Theatre School, Spotlight Stage School, Expressive Arts, Limerick Youth Theatre, Limerick Youth Choir, Cantet, Limerick City Hall, Peter Dee’s Academy of Music, Limerick Gospel Choir, Honest Arts, Music Generation, The Learning Hub, and many more on third level co-operative education placement.City of Culture chief executive Patricia Ryan is now predicting “the biggest and most magnificent occasion that Limerick has ever seen” on December 31.“The City will be illuminated like never before, breathing new life into every nook and cranny. It will be the celebration of all celebrations to kick off Limerick as the National City of Culture 2014,” she said.“The positives the City of Culture will bring to Limerick with this event alone are extremely substantial. It’s hugely encouraging to see 900 volunteers getting involved together with over 700 kids and teenagers across 20 Limerick schools working together to make this wonderful world class event happen,” she added.From 6:30pm on New Year’s Eve, a procession will be led by the multi-award winning street theatre company Bui Bolg through the fully pedestrianised streets of Limerick, along the banks of the River Shannon to the Medieval Quarter.Son et Lumiere, will turn the city and its night skies into a live storybook using cutting edge digital mapping and special lighting effects which will be projected onto Limerick’s historic buildings. Live narration and accompanying specially composed music will bring ‘The Story of the Boy who Looked for the Trout’, written by local playwright Mike Finn, to life.There is an open call for children and adults in Limerick to get involved in the City of Culture NYE. For more information contact www.cityofculturenye.ie. #SaucySoul: Room 58 – ‘Hate To See You Leave’ Get ready for the New Years Eve Firework display in Limerick City TAGSCity of CultureMusic LimerickNew Year’s Eve Watch the streamed gig for Fergal Nash album launch Print Linkedin Twitter Previous articleMunster favourites over FrenchNext articleEditorial – lend me your ear to fix the problem Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie center_img Email Emma Langford shortlisted for RTE Folk Award and playing a LIVE SHOW!!! this Saturday Celebrating a ground breaking year in music from Limerick Facebook Advertisement #HearThis: New music and video from Limerick rapper Strange Boy WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORlast_img read more

Building work for Glenties Primary Care Centre will begin before the end of the…

first_img Building work for Glenties Primary Care Centre will begin before the end of the year Google+ Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey Previous articleMulrines fined for polluting the River Finn last yearNext articleMore info must be given to visitors to Letterkenny – Cllr Lynch News Highland WhatsApp Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Twitter It has been confirmed that building work on the long awaited Glenties Primary Care Centre will begin before the end of the year.Just last April the local parish council made the issue its number one priority claiming that promise after promise had been broken, expressing fears that the funding for the project had disappeared.Now, a preferred contract for the 1.6 million euro project has been identified and is expected to be awarded the contract so building work can begin in the coming months.Pat the Cope Gallagher MEP says he has been assured that the funding is there for the project:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/pat830.mp3[/podcast] News Facebook Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson center_img By News Highland – September 17, 2010 WhatsApp Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Twitter Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Facebook Pinterestlast_img read more

Moses eyes Coppa Italia debut as Inter hosts Fiorentina

first_imgInter’s new arrival and Nigeria international Victor Moses will be hoping to debut for the club on Wednesday when they host Fiorentina in the Coppa Italia. The former Fenerbahçe ace watched from the bench on Sunday as visiting Cagliari forced Inter to a 1-1 draw.  Antonio Conte had hoped to earn maximum three points in the match to close the gap with table toppers Juventus who have garnered 51 points so far in 21 matches. Inter occupy the second position on the log four points below Juve. Moses who expressed delight at teaming up with former Chelsea coach Antonio Conte at the San Siro, had trained earnestly ahead of the Cagliari clash but watched from the bench.  Conte may have thought it wise to allow the Chelsea ace watch proceedings first before keying in. Meanwhile Denmark international Christian Eriksen is on the verge of partnering Victor Moses at the San Siro. The want away Tottenham midfielder arrived Milan on Monday ahead of his medicals and could seal his £17.5million move in a matter of hours. The Tottenham midfielder, who is out of contract at the end of the season, flew in from London to undergo his medical examination at the Humanitas clinic in Milan. Inter have been chasing the Danish international for numerous weeks and the deal is now near completion, with personal terms long since agreed. Loading… Promoted ContentCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable WayBest Car Manufacturers In The World9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A TattooLaugh, Cry, Or Just Relax With The Best Series Streaming On HBOThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of Anime7 Worst Things To Do To Your PhoneSuper Recognizable Outfits That Actors Wore In The Famous MoviesBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them6 Incredibly Strange Facts About HurricanesCan Playing Too Many Video Games Hurt Your Body?10 Risky Jobs Some Women Docenter_img Inter’s Lukaku grabbed two goals in 4-1 defeat of Cagliari in the Coppa Italia Eriksen will sign a contract until June 2024, believed to be worth around £6.5m per season plus bonuses. Inter had hoped to negotiate the fee down from Tottenham’s original asking price of £17.5m (€20m) but their willingness to do the deal before Friday’s deadline means they have agreed to pay Spurs the full amount, including various bonuses. The 28-year-old will be the third Inter signing this month from a Premier League club, as Antonio Conte looks to strengthen his squad. Ashley Young signed from Manchester United, and managed to record an assist on his debut at wing back on Sunday. Read Also Serie A: Victor Moses watches from bench as Inter, Cagliari play 1-1 Interestingly when Inter clashed with Cagliari  January 14th in the Coppa Italia, it was Inter that emerged 4-1 better with Belgium international Lukaku grabbing a brace. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 last_img read more