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Des Geraghty – Daring to Dream of an Ireland of Equals
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Des Geraghty – Daring to Dream of an Ireland of Equals

July 6, 2022July 6, 2022

Veteran trade union leader and social activist Des Geraghty will be in Limerick on Wednesday 13th July to read from his latest book We Dare to Dream of an Island of Equals. The reading, hosted by the Limerick Writers’ Centre, will take place at Bakehouse22, Nicholas Street, Limerick at 7.30pm. Special guest speaker on the...

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...

LWC – Writers’ Exchange 7th March to 30th May 2020
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LWC – Writers’ Exchange 7th March to 30th May 2020

February 16, 2020February 16, 2020

Limerick Writer’s Centre Writers Exchange Fully facilitated forum for writers run by well known Limerick writer and lecturer Eleanor McSherry. Facilitated sessions to help with ideas, re-kick start your writing Expert support and critical feedback for your work Guest writers from time to time will host the session And peer support €10 per session, pay...

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...

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

January 16, 2020February 11, 2020

The Limerick Writers’ Centre Presents The Feb 2020 ‘On the Nail’ Literary Gathering Thurs 6th Feb at The People’s Museum of Limerick, Pery Sq. Start 8pm This month we are delighted to welcome poets Richard W. Halperin and Frances Browner PLUS the Open-Mic! Richard W. Halperin has Irish/U.S. dual nationality. His poetry has been widely...

FUNDRAISER: April is Poetry Month in Limerick 2020
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FUNDRAISER: April is Poetry Month in Limerick 2020

January 14, 2020January 14, 2020

The Limerick Writers’ Centre has run April is Poetry Month in Limerick since 2014. Our aim is to create poetry events during April involving public participation, celebrating poetry’s vital place in our culture. We host a number of poetry events ourselves but this is also a cooperative festival of poetry taking in all the poetry...

The Desmond O’Grady International Poetry Competition 2020
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The Desmond O’Grady International Poetry Competition 2020

January 9, 2020January 14, 2020

The Desmond O’Grady International Poetry Competition 2020 in association with April is Poetry Month in Limerick 2020 CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES IS MIDNIGHT FRIDAY 17th MARCH 2020 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...

Jan 9th 2020 ‘On the Nail’ Literary Gathering
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Jan 9th 2020 ‘On the Nail’ Literary Gathering

January 5, 2020February 11, 2020

The Limerick Writers’ Centre Presents The Jan 2020 ‘On the Nail’ Literary Gathering Thurs 9th Jan 2020 at The People’s Museum of Limerick, Pery Sq. Start 8pm This month we are delighted to welcome actor, writer, director Myles Breen and the Poetry of Oscar Wilde PLUS the Open-Mic! Myles Breen will reprise excerpts from his recent...

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