Don't forget to eat Three Feeds of Nettles in May.!
'MESSY PLAY' WORKSHOPS:
No set-up and no clean-up, just time for play !!
Our two taster sessions for Na Séasúr Play Workshops are booked out. There are still a few spots left for the upcoming session of four weeks in June. Times at the moment are for Wednesdays, 10 -11am but you can go on the waiting list, if 1-2pm suits better. Bookings can be made on this link - https://na-s-as-r-play-workshops.class4kids.ie/ - or contact Louise for further info on 087-4382453 or e-mail - firstname.lastname@example.org
Bike Week, 14th-22nd May: Greenway Car Park, Rathkeale @ 11am - 1pm. Gary Sheehan, Bike Mechanic will be available to do bike check/ minor repairs at a free Bike Repair Clinic .
Also, if you are out on your Bike, post a photo with your bike in a scenic location in Limerick, using the hashtag #LimerickBikeWeek, for your chance to win a €50 voucher to spend at your local bike shop. Send entries to - email@example.com
We offer our sympathy to Sheila Fitzgerald, Kingsland on the recent death of her brother Timmy Hayes, Toremore, Kilcummin, Killarney. Husband of Sheila (Fleming) and father of Anthony, Declan, Tadhg and Patrick. Sadly missed by his family, grandchildren, extended family and friends. Predeceased by his brothers and sisters Nora, Michael, Elizabeth, Bridie, Mary, Hannah, John, Dan, Pat and Peggy. He was reposed at O'Shea's Funeral Home, Killarney with Requiem Mass at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Kilcummin. Go ndeana Dia trocaire ar na mairbh.
WHAT's ON in MAY:
Fri, Sat 20th & 21st May, 8pm. Pallasgreen Community Centre. Sun 22nd at 3pm. Tickets on the door. Gréan Productions present ' Da', considered one of Hugh Leonard's best works.
Sun 22nd; 8pm; UCH; Limerick School of Music 60th Anniversary Celebration Concert. Booking at www.uch.ie
Monday 23rd to Sunday 29th May. The Lifelong Learning festival promotes learning in Limerick through a wide variety of creative, enjoyable and informative events. This year's theme is Learn Something New in 2022. We invite you all to take on this learning challenge. What are you going to learn this year? There are a whole host of events on every day. More info on www.limerick.ie/lovelearning or 061-419388
Sun 29th, 8pm, Friars Gate Theatre: The Songs of the American Drifters.
An Cailín Ciúin:
A newly released Irish film, from first time director Colm Bairéad. It has already been honoured at the Berlin International Film Festival, a first for an Irish-language feature film, at one of the world's most renowned cinema showcases.
Look out for our own Joan Sheehy as the neighbour Una. The Guardian film reviewer, Peter Bradshaw, says " a vinegary tang of black comedy and cynicism is provided by Una ( a terrific performance by Joan Sheehy) " !!!
Set in Waterford in the early 80s a young girl is sent to her mother’s cousin to be cared for, while her mother has another baby. Based on the story 'Foster' by author Claire Keegan, starring Carrie Crowley and Andrew Bennett.
DID YOU KNOW:
16th May, 1929: First Academy Awards were handed out in the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.
17th May, 1939: First televised baseball game is broadcast on NBC.
18th May,1980: Mount St. Helens volcano erupted and blasted 1,300 ft off it's top.
19th May,1962: Marilyn Monroe sang "Happy Birthday" for President John F. Kennedy.
20th May,1979: Elton John is the 1st western pop star to tour USSR.
21st May, 2005: 50th Eurovision Song Contest, Greece wins in Kiev.