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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 […]
The Limerick Writers’ Centre, Global Limerick and the Savoy Hotel combined last Saturday night to bring a feast of Limericks to Limerick. The annual Bring Your Limericks to Limerick International Poetry Competition took place in front of a packed audience at the Savoy Hotel. The eventual winner was Darragh Roche, fittingly a native of Limerick, with his ditty about ‘Brexit’. Runners up were, in second place, Roger Marsh from the UK and an Irish language entry from Sean O Riodhachain came in third.
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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The Acoustic Club at Charlie Malone’s Bar, Limerick Open-Mic Tues 30th Aug 2016 at 9.00pm sharp! Presents The Open-Mic plus special guests Shirley Callaghan 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., Limerick, […]
Darragh Roche Winner of Bring Your Limericks to Limerick 2016
The winning Limerick was:
Our British Friends voted for Brexit
And nobody knows what is Nexit
Will the EU now fall?
Will Trump get his wall?
Give an Englishman a country, he Fexit