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‘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...

No B-Sides Here!
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No B-Sides Here!

July 19, 2020July 20, 2020

No B-Sides Here! Fiona Clark Echlin Flip Sides by Michael Durack Revival Press (2020), Limerick. 80pp, €12.00   ISBN 978-1-9162593-8-6 Sales: www.limerickwriterscentre.com While adhering to the familiar settings in time and place  which have become his signature,  Durack’s explorations of Ireland’s  rural Mid-West while coming of age are extended to include the flip side of these...

NEWS FLASH: Bring Your Limericks to Limerick 2020
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NEWS FLASH: Bring Your Limericks to Limerick 2020

July 14, 2020July 14, 2020

The organisers of the Bring Your Limericks to Limerick Competition have made the difficult decision to cancel this years competition final due to take place Sat 22nd Aug 2020 in Dolans Music Venue. Considering the unpredictability of travel as well as the safety and comfort of our participants and audience we feel that this is...

A Night to Remember: A Titanic Irish Poetry Showcase Tuesday, 14 April,
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A Night to Remember: A Titanic Irish Poetry Showcase Tuesday, 14 April,

April 10, 2020April 10, 2020

SAVE THE DATE and INVITE YOUR FRIENDS to: A Night to Remember: A Titanic Irish Poetry Showcase Tuesday, 14 April, 11am-2pm PACIFIC/7pm-10pm Ireland We already have five confirmed poets from Ireland thanks to the work of Dominic Taylor, the executive director of the Centre. As you’ll see below, Dominic had organized a robust, enriching month of...

New Poetry Collection from Michael Farry
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New Poetry Collection from Michael Farry

February 11, 2020February 11, 2020

Launch of “Troubles” (Revival Press) a new poetry collection by Boyne Writers member Michael Farry. Launch by Anne Tannam. Trim Poetry Festival Sat 14th March 8pm to 9.30pm. Castle Arch Hotel, Trim, Co. Meath. Michael Farry, a retired primary teacher, is a Sligo native living in County Meath. He is a founding member of Boyne...

March 2020 ‘On the Nail’ Literary Gathering
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March 2020 ‘On the Nail’ Literary Gathering

February 10, 2020February 10, 2020

The Limerick Writers’ Centre Presents The March 2020 ‘On the Nail’ Literary Gathering Thurs 5th March at The People’s Museum of Limerick, Pery Sq. Start 8pm This month we are delighted to welcome poets Paddy Moran and marian O’Rourke PLUS the Open-Mic! Patrick Moran was born in Templetuohy, County Tipperary, where he still lives. He...