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April 2019

Poetry as Story

April 25, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Mary Immaculate College, Room T.118, South Circular Road
Limerick,

With Donal Ryan, John W. Sexton and Dr John McDonagh Poetry often relays a story, through its stylised wordplay and rhythms. In this discussion novelist/short story writer Donal Ryan and narrative poet John W. Sexton will read from their work and discuss the similarities and differences between the short story and the narrative poem. Moderated by Dr. John McDonagh the event begins with selected recitations from each of the invited writers.  Room T.118, Mary Immaculate College, Sth. Circular rd., Limerick.

Book launch: Write Now: A Practical Guide to Becoming a Writer

April 26, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Nelly’s Cafe, Nicholas Street, Limerick

Write Now!: A Guide to Becoming a Writer is a helpful book. It is practical and covers a lot of ground. It begins with self-analysis – with a view to discovering if you have the personal qualities needed to fulfil your ambition to become a published author.   Kieran Beville is a former teacher of English (literature and language) and History.The book will be launched by poet and writer John Liddy Fri 26th April at 7.30pm in Nelly's Cafe, Nicholas St.,…

May 2019

‘On the Nail’ Literary Gathering

May 2, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
CBI, 51 O'Connell St.,
Limerick,

This month, our guests are Australian poet Philip Porter, and  writers Tanya Farrelly and David Butler plus OPEN-MIC!  Philip Porter Philip Porter has spent much of his life travelling for pleasure and work which is reflected in his poetry. A first generation Australian of Greek and British heritage he has never felt entirely “at home” anywhere, a sensation he enjoys very much. Growing up in the Industrial western suburbs of Sydney he became acutely aware of the profound disadvantages that face…

September 2019

The Acoustic Club Tues 3rd Sept 2019

September 3, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Charlie Malones, 19 Woulfe Tone Street
Limerick,

The Acoustic Club @ Charlie Malone's Bar, 19 Wolfe Tone Street, Limerick Present Tues 3rd Sept 2018 Faraway Martin -singer/songwriter Faraway Martin returns to Ireland from Doha, Qatar, where he has been based for the past four years. The singer/songwriter is completing a mammoth tour of Ireland, playing 32 gigs in all 32 counties, in 32 days. September 1st will see the Mayo man take off via campervan promoting his new single ‘I Wanna Go’ which has already received radioplay…

October 2019

The Poetry Circle present A reading and book launch with poet patrick Stack Fri 4th Oct. 2019 7.30pm Nelly's Cafe, Nicholas St., Limerick The themes explored in “13 ::: The Tenderness of Knives” include lust, love, longing, and the duality and seeming paradoxes of existence as experienced through the emotional self. The collection is dual in both its structure and make-up: ‘13‘ is based loosely on the Qabalastic Tree of Life, mimics the creation, represents what is above and is…

August 2020

Dominic Taylor is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Book Launch Wednesday 12th Aug 7.30pm GMT on Zoom Join Zoom Meeting https://us04web.zoom.us/j/74067414997?pwd=QkZybGwrWXZUSnpKYlMzeERjT3gvQT09 Meeting ID: 740 6741 4997 Passcode: K9M7S0 MICHAEL DURACK Michael Durack was born on a farm near Birdhill, Co. Tipperary. He was educated at Nenagh CBS and UCD and worked as a teacher for 36 years. His work has been published in journals such as The Blue Nib, Skylight 47, The Cafe Review, The Stony Thursday…

November 2021

Book Launch: The Unicycle Paradox by Kenneth Hickey

November 26, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

You Are Invited! Revival Press is pleased to announce the launch of The Unicycle Paradox A collection of poems by Kenneth Hickey Fri 26th Nov 2021 7.30pm Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St, Cork Special guest speaker: Gerry Murphy All are welcome to attend. For further details: Dominic Taylor; Tel: 087 2996409; E: limerickwriterscentre@gmail.com

December 2021

The Desmond O’Grady International Poetry Competition 2022

December 19, 2021 @ 8:00 am - March 18, 2022 @ 11:30 pm

The Desmond O’Grady International Poetry Competition 2022 CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES IS MIDNIGHT FRI 18th MARCH 2022 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 prizewinner of this year’s competition will be announced during April and…

April 2022

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

April 21 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Record Room, Catherine St
Limerick, Rep of Ireland Ireland

Limerick Writers’ Centre present Sarah McQuaid @ the Record Room, Limerick 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 fail to do … There is emotion, beauty, passion and musically great arrangements and…

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

April 21 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Record Room, Catherine St
Limerick, Rep of Ireland Ireland

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 fail to do ... There is emotion, beauty, passion and musically great arrangements and fab playing. It’s a complete package. I loved the show and…

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