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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...

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The 2022 Fingal Poetry Festival competitions are now open!

May 5, 2022May 5, 2022

The 2022 Fingal Poetry Festival competitions are now open! ——— We’re thrilled to announce that this year’s competitions will be judged by esteemed poets and writers, Louis de Paor (An Fiach Dubh – Irish language) and Iggy McGovern (The Fingal Poetry Prize – English language). ——— The winner of each competition will receive €500 with...

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...

Lime Square Poets Readings for April 2022
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Lime Square Poets Readings for April 2022

April 1, 2022April 1, 2022

MK Chavez Website: https://www.limesquarepoets.com/event-details/lime-square-poets-featuring-mk-chavez FB: https://www.facebook.com/events/456517346216408 Kevin Higgins Website: https://www.limesquarepoets.com/event-details/lime-square-poets-featuring-kevin-higgins-1 FB: https://www.facebook.com/events/316640137175931 Maeve McKenna Website: https://www.limesquarepoets.com/event-details/lime-square-poets-featuring-maeve-mckenna FB: https://www.facebook.com/events/484852216530450 Emily Cullen Website: https://www.limesquarepoets.com/event-details/lime-square-poets-featuring-emily-cullen FB: https://www.facebook.com/events/751036755864594

‘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...

‘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...

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