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Book Launch: A Table for Two by Tom MeElligott Thurs 23rd March

Limerick Writers’ Centre Publishing Is pleased to announce the launch of A Table for Two by Tom McElligott Dooradoyle Library, Crescent Shopping Centre, Dooradolye, Limerick Thurs 23rd March 2017 6pm. Tom McElligott’s stories, poetry and photography have featured in several publications including: The Clare Champion; Limerick Writers’ Centre Anthology – No 12; Limerick City of […]



Insula Sacra (Sacred Island) – Factional Novel of the life of Sylvester O’Halloran – Advance Orders Now Being Taken!

Insula Sacra (Sacred Island) is a factional novel about an 18th century Limerick surgeon who pioneered methods of treating cataracts, amputation and head injuries.  He also inspired the foundation of a College of Surgeons in Dublin.   Proud of his Gaelic heritage, Sylvester O’Halloran wrote significant histories of Ireland and contributed to Charlotte Brooke’s Reliques of […]


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A reading with US author Kerry Neville Thurs 19th Jan 8pm

The Limerick Writers’ Centre Presents A reading with US award winning short story and essay writer Kerry Neville, followed by a question and answer session on creative writing (fiction and non-fiction). Thurs 19th Jan 2017 8pm Narrative 4, 58 O’Connell Street, Limerick Kerry Neville is an American author (with ancestors from Limerick) of the award-winning (Independent […]


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A Literary Evening with Gough, Ryan & Durack Belltable 26th Jan 2017 8pm

The Limerick Writers’ Centre & the Belltable Presents – A Literary Evening With Julian Gough – Donal Ryan –  Michael Durack (accompanied by Austin Durack on guitar) Thurs 26th Jan 2017 Belltable, Limerick 8.00pm. Join three writers who have succeeded in achieving publishing and critical success and all with strong links to Nenagh, Co. Tipperary. […]


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Dublin Launch of 1916-2016: An Anthology of Reactions

The Limerick Writers’ Centre In association with Limerick Ireland 2016 Committee of Limerick City And County Council Are pleased to announce the launch of 1916-2016: An Anthology of Reactions Editors – John Liddy and Dominic Taylor Thurs 8th DEC 6pm at Pearse Street Library, Dublin 2. This anthology is part of the Limerick Ireland 2016 Committee of […]


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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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The Limerick Writers’ Centre is a not for profit voluntary run literary organisation based in Limerick City, Ireland. We run multiple events and activities. We are unfunded except for a small grant from the Festival & Events Fund run by the Arts Council of Ireland. The purpose of our fundraising is to raise funds to support our […]


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Launch of Tim Cunningham’s ‘The Lyrics to the Nightingale’s Song’ Sunday March 6th 3.00pm at Shannon Rowing Club

REVIVAL PRESS In association with THE LIMERICK WRITERS’ CENTRE is pleased to announce the launch of The Lyrics to the Nightingale’s Song By Tim Cunningham The Lyrics to the Nightingale’s Song is the sixth collection of poems by Limerick born poet Tim Cunningham  and it takes place Sunday 6th March in Shannon Rowing Club, Sarsfield […]