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PHOTOS: Dolans Presents Limerick’s Live at the Docklands series 2019

Dolans Presents have released details of the Live at the Docklands series 2019 which will begin on Friday, May 31, and finish on Sunday, June 2. 

Dolans Presents Limerick’s Live at the Docklands series 2019

Dolans Presents have released details of the Live at the Docklands series 2019 of concerts that are set to be held at Limerick Docks over the course of the June Bank Holiday weekend, beginning on Friday, May 31, and finishing on Sunday, June 2. 

Live at the Docklands series 2019 will open on Friday, May 31, with Madness, one of Britain’s greatest and most enduring live acts. With 31 Top 40 hits in the UK including One Step Beyond, Our House, It Must Be Love, Embarrassment, Baggy Trousers, Limerick audiences can expect a frenzied night celebrating Madness’ timeless anthems.


Saturday night’s concert features Jenny Greene and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra who will be joined on stage in Limerick by some very special guests. This event will see a show-stopping collaboration between the DJ and the 48-piece orchestra performing live versions of 90s club classics.

The Live at the Docklands series will culminate with the Limerick return of The Coronas, one of Ireland’s biggest live acts, who will play Live at the Docklands on Sunday, June 2nd. The hugely popular band are bringing their ‘The Long Way Home Festival’ on the road this summer and looking forward to wow Limerick fans. The Coronas will be joined Ryan McMullan, Thanks Brother & Josh Gray sure to be a show-stopping night to round out the 2019 Festival.

Mick Dolan, Promoter, said, “The Live at the Docklands series will be all about giving audiences a spectacular audio-visual experience. The three concerts we have lined-up over the June Bank Holiday weekend will each give a unique concert experience on the banks of the River Shannon”.

“It’s all-hands-on-deck for the next two weeks for us here as we get ready to erect the huge structure in Limerick Docklands in preparation for what should be another superb bank holiday weekend in Limerick city. We look forward to welcoming audiences to this inaugural year of Live at the Docklands”.

Live at the Docklands series 2019

Dolans Presents announced the entrance route for the marquee for Live at the Docklands.

Dolans Presents has advised that audience access to the Live at the Docklands concerts will be via the Atlas Avenue entrance to Limerick Docks. This entrance will be located just opposite Casey’s Londis on the Dock Rd. 

Parking facilities are not provided by the concert promoters and audiences are encouraged to walk to the event or to avail of public transport services.

There will a food offering along with a bar and separate toilet facilities provided on site. 

Live at the Docklands will feature a 6-pole marquee structure which will be transported to Limerick next week in advance of the concert series.

This ‘mobile stadium’ will have full blackout capabilities for lighting and special effects, while the roofing structures will support a full show light and sound rigs.

Dolans Presents is working with UK-based company Mobile Structures who will provide and install the specially transported marquee venue on Limerick Docks over the course of next week. The company provided portable Festival Marquees venues in all corners of the globe, including Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Zimbabwe, Chile, The Middle East, Argentina and all the major European festivals.

They have also provided Festival Marquees for the likes of Holiday on Ice, The World Council of Churches, Glastonbury Festival, Walt Disney’s World on Ice, R.E.M and the Live at the Marquee event in Cork.

Tickets for all Live at the Docklands concerts for 2019 are on sale now. Early booking is advised to avoid disappointment.

Tickets can be purchased here.

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Jenny Greene and the RTE Concert Orchestra

Pictures: Orla McLaughlin/ilovelimerick

The Coronas

Pictures: Orla McLaughlin/ilovelimerick

Richard is a presenter, producer, songwriter and actor. He was named the Limerick Person of the Year (2011) and won an online award at the Metro Éireann Media and Multicultural Awards (2011) for promoting multi-culturalism online. Richard says that the concept is very much a community driven project that aims to document life in Limerick. So, that in 20 years time people can look back and remember the events that were making the headlines.