Upcoming Workshops @ Limerick Writers’ Centre, April 2019

Limerick Writers’ Centre /April is Poetry Month in Limerick Present The History of Me A spring poetry workshop with Ron Carey – For Beginners and Improvers Sat 6th April 2019 10.30am to 12.30pm By exploring your life through memory, objects and images, this workshop will help to energise and grow your poetry. By tapping into […]



The Desmond O’Grady International Poetry Competition 2019

The Desmond O’Grady International Poetry Competition 2019 in association with April is Poetry Month in Limerick 2019   ENTRIES CLOSED (Midnight 16th March) The Desmond O’Grady International Poetry Competition was inaugurated in 2012 by the late Barney Sheehan, poetry impresario of the White House Poetry Revival, in honour of Limerick poet Desmond O’Grady.  It was […]


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April is Poetry Month in Limerick 2019 – The Poetry Wall

April is Poetry Month in Limerick presents The Poetry Wall Yes, it’s coming to that time of year again and we’re busy preparing for April is Poetry Month in Limerick 2019, which is organised by the Limerick Writers’ Centre and Quay Books, here in Limerick. We are big lovers of poetry in Limerick so as […]


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Call For Submissions

The Limerick Writers’ Centre in association with the Limerick Soviet Centenary Committee is seeking submissions for a new anthology of writing. The anthology working title is; Centenary – An Anthology Commemorating the Limerick Soviet 1919 We welcome everyone to submit prose, poems or illustrations on the theme of the 1919 Limerick Soviet. We are looking […]



Screenwriting with Gerry Stembridge March 2018

The Limerick Writers’ Centre Presents Screenwriting with Gerry Stembridge Fri March 2nd/Sat Mar 3rd/Sun March 4th 2018 An intensive weekend screenwriting course, for writers who have already written screenplays (of whatever length) and want to develop their craft. Three sessions; 2 hours Friday (evening); 5 hours (with lunch break) Saturday and 3 hours Sunday. This […]


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The Art of Novel Writing – Advanced Six Week Novel Writing Course

Over the course of the six weeks, the process and pitfalls of novel writing will be explored. Themes will include finding the idea, getting into the writing state, narrative voice, plot, building the world of the story, and endings. Participants will workshop their novel-in-progress and gain feedback and incites from the group. The course is […]