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Welcome to the website of
The Limerick Writers' Centre

The Limerick Writers' Centre is a non-profit organization established to nurture and support writers, fostering literary excellence through readings, workshops and publishing activities.

Chairman    
Jim Burke      

Inauguration of Plaque to Frank McCourt

Friday 17th July 2015 at 1.00pm

South’s Bar

Quinlan Street
Limerick

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Author Donal Ryan, who wrote the award winning novels The Spinning Heart and The Thing About December, is to inaugurate a commemorative plaque to Frank McCourt outside South’s Bar on Quinlan Street, Friday 17th July at 1.00pm. The event takes place as we approach the 5th anniversary of his death.

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Stanzas Literary Events

stanzas

Weekend of Words: 17th, 18th, 19th July 2015 – 8 guests, five venues, three days, one city and you!
Stanzas is an event for emerging writers to express themselves, develop their craft, and meet interesting, like-minded people.

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Lunch Time Poetry @ The Hunt Museum

The Hunt Museum

The Hunt Museum
Rutland St
Limerick

Lunch Time Poetry at The Hunt Museum at 1.00pm

The Limerick Writers’ Centre Presents
Lunch Time Poetry @ The Hunt Museum
July 9th / 16th / 23rd /30th 2015
1.00pm to 2.00pm
In association with the Hunt Museum 8 poets (2 per week) will give a reading in the Captain’s Room four Thursdays in July from 1.00pm to 2.00pm, readings will be preceded by a piece of music performed by local musicians.


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On The Nail

The Loft Venue

The Locke Bar
Georges Quay
Limerick

Tuesday 7th July 2015 at 8:00 pm

This months guests are former Limerick City writer in residence John Liddy and brothers Austin and Mike Durack


Poetry reading with always new guest readers, followed by an open mic
POETRY – FICTION – STORYTELLING – MUSIC
All those interested on creative writing are welcome to attend on the night.

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The Acoustic Club

White House Bar

52 O'Connell St
Limerick

The Acoustic Club Thursday 9th July 2015 at 9:00 pm

Guest – Fergal nash


The Acoustic Club is a live music venue presenting local, independent and nationally touring performers.
All aspiring songwriters, musicians and singers are invited to attend and play in front of a live audience.
All types of music and singers are welcome.

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Bring Your Limericks to Limerick Competition 2015

Fiona Clark Echlin Winner of Bring Your Limericks to Limerick 2015

The winning Limerick was:

BY THE BANKS OF THE MAIGUE, SWEET ADARE,
SOMETHING FINE IS ENLIVENING THE AIR
ALL THE DUNRAVEN DINERS
ARE NOW RHYMING FIVE-LINERS
WHICH INCLINE US TO ‘WINE’ OR DESPAIR!

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