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A Reading with Emily Cullen, Michael Durack and Eoin Devereux

A Reading with Emily Cullen, Michael Durack and Eoin Devereux

The Poetry Circle, an occasional reading series run by the Limerick writers’ Centre, are delighted to be taking part in this years programme of events for April is Poetry Month in Limerick. Tonight we introduce 3 poets each with a distinctive voice and style of presentation – Michael Durack,  Emily Cullen and Eoin Devereux. Sexton’s Bar, Henry St., Limerick 7.00pm Michael Durack was born on a farm near Birdhill, Co. Tipperary. His work has been published in journals such as The Blue Nib, Skylight 47, The Cafe Review, The Stony Thursday Book and Poetry Ireland Review as well as airing...

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

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

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 The Wasteland as its inspiration. Published 100 years ago, Eliot’s ultimately hopeful poem, acknowledges head-on, the sheer brutality of the modern world. The Wasteland serves to reminds us that poetry offers us a space to dare; to be creative; to be imaginative; to question the...

The Limerick Writers’ Centre Announce the Winner of the Desmond O’Grady International Poetry Competition 2022.

The Limerick Writers’ Centre Announce the Winner of the Desmond O’Grady International Poetry Competition 2022.

The winners, and commended poems, of the Desmond O’Grady International Poetry Competition 2022 were announced last night by judge Adam Wyeth at the Desmond O’Grady memorial reading in the People’s Museum of Limerick. First prize: Kendrick Loo for his poem ‘laundry’ Kendrick Loo is a poet and reviewer based in Singapore. His writing has appeared in fourteen poems, EcoTheo, and Sundog Lit. He read English and Management at the University of St Andrews, and from 2019 to 2021 commissioned and edited literary reviews for Singapore Unbound. He currently works in academic publishing. Second Prize: Rosemary Geary for her poem ‘’For Your...