rogue magazine april 2016
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DESCRIPTIONWelcome to Issue 2
. On Lifestyle, Arts
THEY DREAMED AND ARE DEAD: LIMERICK 1916
15th March - 31st October 2016
Limerick Museum, Istabraq Hall, City Hall, Merchants' Quay, Limerick
It is a bit tricky to find - but it is a very enjoyable exhibit. The Limerick Lace
exhibition is held in the same room with some beautiful pieces on loan
including a wedding dress from the Pery Family. Free Entry.
SAVE THE DATE
ANNIE GET YOUR GUN
Thursday 28th - Saturday 30th April @ 8pm
University Concert Hall, University of Limerick, Castletroy, Limerick
FRONTLINE STAGE SCHOOL CAHERDAVIN Sunday 15th May @ 7pm
Lime Tree Theatre, Mary Immaculate College, Courtbrack Avenue,
Highlights of Riverfest 2016, May Bank Holiday,
will include the Barringtons Hospital Great
Limerick Run; Irelands largest barbecue cook-off, the Riverfest BBQ Competition; an
impressive fireworks display and Riverfest
Outdoor Cinema Evenings in the Limerick summer could become a reality.
The local authority is looking at screening films in the People's Park or the
Milk Market during the coming months. We will keep you posted.
Limerick School of Art & Design 19TH ANNUAL EXHIBITION
Thursday 14th April - Sunday 15th May
The Hunt Museum, Custom House, Rutland Street, Limerick City
Loves Rugby &
Mary Kate OConnor
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Welcome to the April Issue of Rogue Magazine. This
months edition is full to bursting with articles on Fashion, Food, Culture, Travel, Poetry, Music, Film,
Sport & Lifestyle.
When looking at content for Issue 2, we decided to give
articles a historical flavour but with a contemporary twist. And this, to me, is the legacy of the Centenary looking at Ireland today through the reflections of the
Proclamation for a New Generation was an action learning project which invited all primary and post-primary schools to write a new proclamation for 2016 to
reflect the values, hopes and aspirations of the
generation of 2016. This culminated in Proclamation
Day on March 15th. St. Patricks Day parades celebrated
the many communities that are integral to the fabric of
Along with thousands of
others, we visited the 1916
commemorations held in
Dublin last month - and what
an incredible display of the
'Best of Ireland'. Modern story
telling using cutting edge
technologies and visual
displays at its finest.
As with all things, new visions
in art, writing and theatre
come about from reflecting on
One such vision was the
'Uniformity' exhibition in the
window of Arnotts
Department Store on Henry
Street (just around the corner
from the GPO on O'Connell
Street). The exhibit, which
was created by second year
fashion design students from
Griffith College in Dublin,
outfits inspired by 12 brave
and spirited Cumann na
mBan volunteers who played
a part in the 1916 Rising.
LIFESTYLE FASHION : 1916 to 2016
Shaped by History
by Grace Galvin
Student Roisin Bowling drew
the name of Margaret
Skinnider out of the hat and
was quickly smitten by the
Scot drawn into the Glasgow
division of Cumann na mBan
by Countess Markievicz.
Roisin's fitted dress and coat
trimmed with a brown leather
belt are striking and convey
modernity mixed with
nostalgia. When you look at it
in the window however, it is
the hole in the middle that
attracts your attention.
Reading the bio by the stand
the designer explains
"Margaret Skinnider was shot
three times in the shoulder on
April 26 as she was leading an
arson attack on Harcourt
Street. I incorporated
traditional elements of the
Cumann na mBan uniform and
coupled it with a strong
Margaret's uniform was cut in
half to treat her wounds.
This imagery inspired my
ideas of separating the uniform
to display her wound as a
badge of honour".
28 May 1892 10 Oct 1971 Revolutionary and feminist. Born in Coatbridge, Scotland.
The second new design vision
comes, not from war, but from
Caoimhe Keane, took the
Easter 1916 nostalgia and
created something new.
This ivory tulle dress has hand-
embellished lace and
embroidery work with a blush
slip, long sleeves and a puddle
train. The veil was an important
accessory of the time - worn like
a long mantle and held in place
with a crochet or beadwork
It is interesting to compare the modern gown with
old wedding photographs taken from the 1916 era.
One such photograph comes from an eminent
Limerick family, the O'Mara's.
This 1910 photograph was taken on the wedding of
their daughter, Nell, to Jim Sullivan. He was 40 and
she was 28 when they married.
The family lived in Strand House on North Strand
(now O'Callaghan Strand) where the Strand Hotel
The society style of the day can be seen in the
dresses of Nells sister, Mary (right-side of the door) and sister in law Agnes (to the right of Mary).
Thankfully the hats never came back into fashion!
Nell O'Mara's wedding,
At front: Kat O'Mara.
CULTURE : Kathleens Story
by Mairead Hannon
A biography of an extremely important Limerick woman who went through heart break and sorrow all for the cause of a free country.
Kathleen Clarke ne Daly was
born in 1878 in Limerick.
She married Thomas Clarke and
subsequently moved to New
The Clarke family moved back to
Dublin in November 1907 so that
Tom could help reinvigorate the
IRB. The tobacconist shop they
opened in Dublin became a front
for IRB activities.
Kathleen was such an intricate
part of the planning for the Easter
Rising in 1916, that the IRB
entrusted her with rebuilding the
organisation if the Rising failed.
After the surrender of the Volunteers on 29 April, Kathleens husband, Thomas, and brother, Edward Daly, were arrested, tried, and sentenced to
be executed. She visited them at Kilmainham Gaol before their executions.
The stress and sorrow led to her miscarriage of the child she was carrying a
few weeks later.
After the Rising, Kathleen worked with Michael Collins to rebuild the IRB.
She joined the newly formed Sinn Fin in 1917. She supported anti-treaty
forces during the subsequent Civil War and, because of these activities,
was held in Kilmainham Gaol in February 1923.
After the war she continued her political work, becoming a founding member
of Fianna Fil in 1926 and Dublins first female Lord Mayor in 1939.
LIFESTYLE FASHION : Spring to Summer 16
by Julie Baker
Crisp and Fresh Women's spring porcelain shirts were shown off
by various designers; Zac Posen, Tome, Monse,
Delpoza and Philip Lim. Each one of these
designers sporting the classic Oxford style with a
slight feminine touch. (Using bows and knots)
Louis Vuitton Armour Louis Vuitton go cyber with a virtual reality
inspired show using NASA projections and
This show took on a slightly different appeal,
venturing out from their norm. Louis Vuitton used
the clothing style as a metaphor for armour. They
demonstrated the edgier style by creating outfits
which are coded. The look involved leather,
mesh, metal embroidered skirts etc. Different and
Spanish Feel Designers such as
Michael Kors and
feels of Spanish
culture into their
shows, with bold
reds and flourishes.
A white Spanish-like
cropped off the shoulder
blouse complimented by
some dimmed coachella
pants, set off by a pair of
wedges can be the
perfect look for a hotter
LIFESTYLE FOOD : Linnalla Ice Cream
by Grace Galvin
In this new section, we showcase a locally produced food product
pasteurised milk and cream then adding the flavours - and absolutely nothi