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The 2022 Fingal Poetry Festival competitions are now open!

May 5, 2022May 5, 2022

The 2022 Fingal Poetry Festival competitions are now open! ——— We’re thrilled to announce that this year’s competitions will be judged by esteemed poets and writers, Louis de Paor (An Fiach Dubh – Irish language) and Iggy McGovern (The Fingal Poetry Prize – English language). ——— The winner of each competition will receive €500 with...

Launch of The Limerick Broadsheet – ‘April is the Cruellest Month’
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Launch of The Limerick Broadsheet – ‘April is the Cruellest Month’

April 25, 2022April 25, 2022

All are welcome to come along to the poetry launch at this Poetry Day Ireland event. Thursday 21st April 2022, The Atrium Area, University Concert Hall Building UL. 1.00pm Readers may  include: Kieran Beville, Emily Cullen, Denise Chaila, Willzee, Jo Slade, Eoin Devereux, Martin Dyre, Imelda Maguire and Kerrie O’Brien This broadsheet takes TS Eliot’s...

New Guided Literary Walking Tour for Limerick
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New Guided Literary Walking Tour for Limerick

March 30, 2022April 26, 2022

New Guided Literary Walking Tour for Limerick Joe Coleman is the author of the best-selling books; “House Full”, “Falling Gradient”, “The Breaking Rapids” and “Down by the Bare Place”. He is also a Failte Ireland approved Regional Tour Guide. Continuing on Sat 30th April ant 3.00pm from (Starting Point) The Parade, King John’s Castle he...

‘On the Nail’ Literary Gathering – a reading with 3 Poets Wed 6th April 7pm
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‘On the Nail’ Literary Gathering – a reading with 3 Poets Wed 6th April 7pm

March 18, 2022March 18, 2022

‘On the Nail’ Literary Gathering present a reading with 3 poets Tim Cunningham; AM Cousins; Richard W. Halperin. Wed 6th April 2022 7.00pm The People’s Museum of Limerick, Pery Sq., Limerick. Admission Free – Donations Accepted Tim Cunningham was born in Limerick and educated at C.B.S., Limerick, and Birkbeck College, London. He has worked mainly...

Limerick Writers’ Centre present Sarah McQuaid @ the Record Room, Limerick
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Limerick Writers’ Centre present Sarah McQuaid @ the Record Room, Limerick

March 18, 2022March 18, 2022

In this exclusive Limerick performance, singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Sarah McQuaid will perform an intimate concert. About this event To book tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/limerick-writers-centre-present-sarah-mcquaid-the-record-room-limerick-tickets-299185049537 “One of the most instantly recognisable voices in current music … Shades of Joni Mitchell in a jam with Karen Carpenter and Lana Del Rey.” —Neil March, Trust The Doc “She reached parts other singers...

The Desmond O’Grady International Poetry Competition 2021
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The Desmond O’Grady International Poetry Competition 2021

January 16, 2021April 4, 2021

The Desmond O’Grady International Poetry Competition 2021 ENTRIES ARE NOW CLOSED. 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...