Book launch: I Am Lewy by Eoghan O Tuairisc, Translated into English by Micheal O hAodha
Limerick Writers’ Centre and Quay Books in association with Bullaun Press are to launch I Am Lewy a vivid, warm voice brought to us from the Irish by Mícheál Ó hAodha in this translation of Eoghan Ó Tuairisc’s novella, An Lomnochtán (1977). The launch will take place on Fri 31st Match at 6.30pm in Quay Books, 11 Sarsfield Street. Bilingual writer Mike MacDomhnaill from Newcastle West, co. Limerick will officially launch the book. All are welcome and refreshments will be provided. I Am Lewy is the story of Loodeen Winders, six year old boy growing up in the turbulent early...
Brochure Download: April is Poetry Month in Limerick 2023
DOWNLOAD the BROCHURE HERE: April leaflet – Print File – edited-13-3 The Limerick Writers’ Centre Presents April is Poetry Month in Limerick 2023. During the 30 days of April, with over 15 events and over 20 performers, Limerick’s annual poetry festival April is Poetry Month in Limerick returns. Once again poetry will fill the streets and intimate venues of this historic city of Limerick. Long associated with poetry and literature the Limerick Writers’ Centre inaugurated the festival in 2013. For the month of April Limerick will showcase the best from the world of...
Book Launch: The Road That Rises by Dermot Hayes
This memoir by Dermot Hayes explores and documents his experiences as an activist and campaigner across many causes over seven decades: particularly in Youth Work, Community Activism, Trade Unionism, Workers Co-Operatives, Environmental Causes and Disability Rights campaigning. The Road That Rises traces his activism and causes over the prevailing social, economic and political conditions of Co Clare, Ireland and the wider world, including a personal account, with observation and reflection on his experiences from a 1950’s Irish childhood through to the present day.
Book Launch: the exquisiteness of ladders by Declan Furlong
Branching Out – Creative Writing Workshops
Recent Titles from Limerick Writers’ Centre Publishing
CLICK TITLES FOR DETAILS The Poster – Denis O’Shaughnessy Matters of Great Indifference – Jim O’Brien Write on the Edge – Various Contributors Underbelly – Tom Fitzgerald Farewell Ink – MJ McGrath
Recent Publications from Revival Press
CLICK TITLES FOR DETAILS A Farewell to Poetry – Gabriel Fitzmaurice Witness – Anne Donnellan The Day’s Worth – Calvin McManus Weaned on War – Eugene Platt Drawing on Memory – Tom Conaty
The Desmond O’Grady International Poetry Competition 2023
The Desmond O’Grady International Poetry Competition 2023 CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES IS MIDNIGHT SAT 18th MARCH 2023 The Desmond O’Grady International Poetry Competition was inaugurated in 2012 by the late Barney Sheehan – poetry impresario of the White House Poetry Revival – in honour of Limerick poet Desmond O’Grady. The Limerick Writers’ Centre revived the competition as part of our April is Poetry Month in Limerick 2019 festival. The prize winner of this year’s competition will be announced during April 2023 and will be invited to give a reading of his/her work during the 2024 festival. First Prize 200.00 Euro...
Book Launch: UNDERBELLY by Tom Fitzgerald
Limerick Writers’ Centre warmly invite you to the publication of UNDERBELLY, the debut novel from Co. Limerick writer Tom Fitzgerald Sun 20th Nov 2022 2.30pm to 4.00pm. at The People’s Museum of Limerick, 2 Pery Sq., Limerick. The book will be launched by poet Gabriel Fitzmaurice. A teenage boy witnesses a physical attack on an elderly man in a local wood and is immediately threatened by a menacing stranger to keep what he saw a secret to ensure his father’s safety. A few days later, unknown to the public at large, the corpse of a supposedly penniless drunk disappears from...
Book Launch: Farewell Ink by MJ McGrath
Limerick Writers’ Centre announce to publication of Farewell Ink by MJ McGrath Fri 11th Nov 2022 7.30pm to 9.00pm. at The People’s Museum of Limerick, 2 Pery Sq., Limerick. The book will be launched by Prof Eoin Devereux Farewells are often the most difficult experiences we encounter as humans. Be they farewells to relationships, friendships, or the ultimate farewells as people pass away from this life. In this new collection of short stories set on the east coast of Ireland, award winning writer MJ McGrath explores the breadth of circumstances that lead us to say goodbye to a person, an...
Literature & Music for Halloween Weekend
Some great events coming up next week from the Limerick Writers’ Centre as part of the Richard Harris International Film Festival. On Sat 29th we walk in the footsteps of Richard Harris and explore the history of Limerick cinemas plus some of our iconic writers with tour guide Joe Coleman. On Mon in The Commercial Bar, Catherine Street we have a fusion of literature and music with a historic coming together of two drummers who contributed to modern Irish music Eamon Carr co-founder of HORSLIPS and Limerick’s own Don ‘Connor of REFORM will play the same bill. Eamon will read...