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Limerick Poet Ron Carey Shortlisted for Prestigious Prize

Limerick poet Ron Carey, originally from Ballynanty, has been shortlisted for this years Felix Dennis Award for best first poetry collection at the Forward Awards 2016.  He is the only Irish poet to be shortlisted for this years award, the winner will be announced in September at the Royal Festival Hall in London. His collection Distance, was published by Revival […]

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Bring Your Limericks to Limerick Competition 2016

The aim of the competition is to create an awareness of the connection between the place and the poem so that Limerick can establish itself internationally as one of the few places that gave its name to a literary form. Think Shakespeare and Stratford, Joyce and Dublin, Burns and Scotland, Limerick and the Limerick.
Entries are now open for our 2016 competition!

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On The Nail

The Buttery

10 Bedford Row, Limerick
Tel 061 597 668

Tuesday 6th Sept 2016 at 8:00 pm

This months guests are poet Gabriel Fitzmaurice and Glass Harp Trio Byzantium


Poetry, prose and performance 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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Between the Pages – 99.9fm Every Sat 1.00pm – 2.00pm

Join The Limerick Writers’ Centre team on Between the Pages every Saturday 1.00pm to 2.00pm on Limerick City Community Radio. Broadcasting on 99.9fm and on the world wide web at www.lccr.ie Between the Pages is a literary arts and culture show and brings you news, views and interviews from the world of literature, music and […]

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Open-Mic at The Acoustic Club Tues 23rd Aug 9.00pm

The Acoustic Club at Charlie Malone’s Bar, Limerick Open-Mic Tues 23rd Aug 2016 at 9.00pm sharp! Presents The Open-Mic plus special guests The Truth Band   The Acoustic Club is a live music venue presenting local, independent and nationally touring performers. It is a non-profit organisation and 100% volunteer operated. Based at Charlie Malone’s Bar, Wolfe Tone St., […]

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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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