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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...

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

November 7, 2022November 7, 2022

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...

Gabriel’s ‘Farewell’ for Revival in Limerick
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Gabriel’s ‘Farewell’ for Revival in Limerick

August 31, 2022August 31, 2022

Described as “the best contemporary, traditional, popular poet in English”, Kerry poet Gabriel Fitzmaurice will read in Limerick this September. Local publishers Revival Press has announced a reading and book launch with Gabriel Fitzmaurice at The People’s Museum of Limerick, 2 Pery Sq., Limerick on Thurs 22nd Sept 7.30pm. The book, A Farewell to Poetry...

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

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...

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...

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