Tag: <span>literature</span>

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...

Book Launch: UNDERBELLY by Tom Fitzgerald
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Book Launch: UNDERBELLY by Tom Fitzgerald

October 25, 2022October 25, 2022

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...

Book Launch: Farewell Ink by MJ McGrath
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Book Launch: Farewell Ink by MJ McGrath

October 25, 2022October 25, 2022

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,...

Literature & Music for Halloween Weekend
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Literature & Music for Halloween Weekend

October 23, 2022October 23, 2022

Some great events coming up next week from the Limerick Writers’ Centre as part of the Richard Harris International Film Festival. On Sat 29th we walk in the footsteps of Richard Harris and explore the history of Limerick cinemas plus some of our iconic writers with tour guide Joe Coleman. On Mon in The Commercial...

Write on the Edge – An On-Line Creative Writing Course from the Limerick Writers’ Centre
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Write on the Edge – An On-Line Creative Writing Course from the Limerick Writers’ Centre

August 16, 2022August 16, 2022

The Limerick Writers Centre is ready to launch our new Creative Writing Course – Write on the Edge – on the 10th of September, running for 6 weeks. If you wish to participate, please book now with Dominic Taylor at Limerick Writers as the numbers on the course will be restricted – to book email:...

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

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...