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Book launch: The Poster & Other Stories by Denis O’Shaughnessy

Book launch: The Poster & Other Stories by Denis O’Shaughnessy

Denis O’Shaughnessy has been writing books about Limerick for the past 25 years, and within their pages he has generally been acknowledged as capturing the character of the city, its nuances,  pathos and humour. He has also been a regular contributor to the Irish Times Irishman’s Diary,  Ireland’s Own and other publications. This, his latest book of short stories (his second)  is a departure from the norm, but has included several fictional stories with some loosely connected with past happenings in the city. It is an eclectic mix, a boy’s encounter with the Black and Tans, actions of a member...

Book Launch: UNDERBELLY by Tom Fitzgerald

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

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...