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The Desmond O’Grady International Poetry Competition 2023
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The Desmond O’Grady International Poetry Competition 2023

December 16, 2022January 6, 2023

The Desmond O’Grady International Poetry Competition 2023 CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES IS MIDNIGHT SAT 18th MARCH 2023 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...

April is Poetry Month in Limerick 2023
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April is Poetry Month in Limerick 2023

July 21, 2022July 21, 2022

Limerick Writers’ Centre has been running April is Poetry Month in Limerick since 2013. We have been turned down for funding by Limerick City and County Council for our 2023 festival . Help us keep this valuable cultural asset by making a donation. Our target amount is E2,500

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

April 25, 2022April 25, 2022

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...

Book Launch: Arias of Consolation by John Liddy
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Book Launch: Arias of Consolation by John Liddy

August 16, 2021August 16, 2021

Revival Press is pleased to announce the launch of Arias of Consolation a new collection of poetry by Limerick poet John Liddy and it takes place Sunday 5th September at the Limerick City Gallery of Art, Pery Square at 2.30pm. The book is published by Revival Press, an imprint of The Limerick Writers’ Centre, under...

The Limerick Writers’ Centre Announce the Winner of the Desmond O’Grady International Poetry Competition 2020.
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The Limerick Writers’ Centre Announce the Winner of the Desmond O’Grady International Poetry Competition 2020.

April 17, 2020April 17, 2020

The winners, and commended poems, of the Desmond O’Grady International Poetry Competition 2020 were announced tonight by judge John Liddy. The winning poems will be posted on the  Limerick Writers’ Centre website, with the judge’s comments. Judge for this year’s  competition, poet John Liddy, said he “felt the stirrings of pure and honest voices behind...

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...

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