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

April 14, 2022April 14, 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...

‘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...

‘I Am in Need of Music’ Creative Writing Workshop
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‘I Am in Need of Music’ Creative Writing Workshop

February 16, 2022February 17, 2022

April is Poetry Month in Limerick 2022 present ‘I am in Need of Music’ A music-inspired creative writing session with writer Jessica Brown Sat 9th April 2022 10 am to 1 pm Central Buildings, 51 O’Connell Street, Limerick Motifs, cadence, crescendos, emotions, memories, and the imaginary; a beautiful tradition exists between music and writing. This...

The Desmond O’Grady International Poetry Competition 2022
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The Desmond O’Grady International Poetry Competition 2022

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...

Book Launch; One Last Thing by Pat McLoughlin
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Book Launch; One Last Thing by Pat McLoughlin

August 16, 2021August 16, 2021

THE LIMERICK WRITERS’ CENTRE is pleased to announce the launch of Just One More Thing – a Collection of Short Stories by Pat McLoughlin Fri 10th Sept 2021 8pm Longcourt House Hotel, Newcastle West, Co Limerick It will be launched by author Donal Ryan. This collection of short fiction was a joy to read. Pat...

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