The Funeral of Desmond O'Grady, Kinsale Sat 6th Sept 2014 The burial of Limeick born poet Desmond O'Grady took place to Rincurran cemetry in Kinsale Sat 6th Sept. A large representation of the Limerick poetry community was present for the burial. The President... Michael D O'Higgins sent his Aide-de-Camp to represent him but no official representation of Limerick City & County Council was present. The burial was attended by Desmonds family led by his daughter Deirdre and son Leonardo. Poets John Liddy and Matthew Geden read at the church ceremony which was led by Desmond's son Leonardo O'Grady who read an eugaly in memory of his father (Photos (c) Donal Thurlow)
POETRY/CREATIVE WRITING – 10.30am – 12.30 pm Sat 13th Sept
‘Workshop with poet John Liddy on the poets of the Spanish Civil War this Sat 13th Sept 10.30 to 12.30pm at The Limerick Writers' Centre, 12 Barrington St., Limerick. This is a free workshop and is suitable for those interested in the Spanish Civil War or just a general interest in poetry. Tel 087 2996409 to book a place or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Limerick's Summer Festival of Literature Programme. ------------------------ Fri 18thJuly 5.00pm official launch of festival by Tim O’Connor. 6.00pm launch of The Secret Heart of Things by John Liddy 7.30pm reading by Donal Ryan 9.00pm Treaty Comedy Club
Sat 19th July 10.am to 4pm Workshops 5.00pm launch of Drunken Thady & the Bishop's Lady edited by Criostoir O Floinn 6.30pm Fergus Costello performance poet 7.30pm Warm Up Slam 8.00pm International Limericks Competition ------------------------------- All events take place in The Pavilion, North campus of University of Limerick. Workshops take place in Plassey House.