HE’S known as Little Jimmy Osmond but there’s nothing small about his career. The youngest of the 1970s chart-topping Osmond family, Jimmy joined his brothers aged three, earning his first of six gold records two years later. And though he has sung and glittered with showbiz royalty through the decades — including Elvis and Andy Williams — he carries his fame lightly.
Fri, 31 Aug, 2018
The promoters of a film festival which celebrates Richard Harris in his native Limerick, has accused the city’s cultural establishment of snubbing the event after the city council gave it just €200.
Tue, 11 Oct, 2016
MUSIC NEWS: Though there were all sorts of stories about Michael Jackson’s perilous finances through the years, the late prince of pop did listen to some of the right advice when he managed to amass the rights to songs by an impressive roster of artists.
Fri, 18 Mar, 2016
Netflix subscribers now have access to two worthwhile music documentaries: Keith Richards: Under the Influence, in which the Rolling Stones guitarist talks about his new solo album and the sounds that have inspired him over the years; and Time Is Illmatic, the film that tells of Nas’s classic 1994 album, and his background in New York that gave rise to it.
Fri, 18 Sep, 2015
A show, devised and written by people in Moyross in Limerick, promises to offer an alternative to the negative headlines about the area and give a voice to the community. Entitled Moyross, the show runs at the Lime Tree Theatre in Limerick from May 1-3 as part of the Limerick City of Culture programme.
Wed, 30 Apr, 2014
The 40th anniversary of the death of one of our truly great female writers will be remembered at the 2014 Limerick Literary Festival from tonight until Sunday. Many well-known names will participate in the festival which honours Limerick-born novelist and playwright Kate O’Brien.
Thu, 20 Feb, 2014