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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...

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...

‘Ukraine – We Stand By You’ CD Fundraising Album Launch Sun 30th Oct 3pm to 6pm
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‘Ukraine – We Stand By You’ CD Fundraising Album Launch Sun 30th Oct 3pm to 6pm

October 10, 2022October 13, 2022

THE LIMERICK WRITERS’ CENTRE runs the popular Acoustic Club for songwriters every month in the Record Room of the Commercial Bar on Catherine Street. Now, in association with EGN Productions, they are launching a fundraising compilation album to help raise funds for the Doras Ukrainian Refugee Appeal Fund in Limerick. Doras is an independent, non-profit,...

Book Launch: The Poorest of the Poor by Seosamh Ó Cuinneagáin
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Book Launch: The Poorest of the Poor by Seosamh Ó Cuinneagáin

August 31, 2022August 31, 2022

The Poorest of The Poor – Seosamh Ó Cuinneagáin’s Personal Journey  Administering to the Street Children of India. Former Ardscoil Rís teacher in Limerick and Mary Immaculate College lecturer Dr Seosamh Ó Cuinneagáin will launch his latest book The Poorest of the Poor, Thursday 15th Sept 7.30pm in Ardscoil Rís, on the North Circular Road. The book, published...

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...