You’ve Been Framed – Artist Kathy Tiernan’s Story Kathy Tiernan is a founding member and co-ordinator of ArtLimerick – a group of artists who have the desire and passion to build a community around Limerick Art and aim to promote emerging and established local artists and to showcase their work. There is such a wonderful […]
SPOTLIGHT On Limerick’s Cultural Heroes – Artist Miceál Ó Coileáin.
Miceál Ó Coileáin & Limerick’s Fine Art Tradition Limerick has had famous artists in the past. So, before we come to consider Michael Collins (Miceál Ó Coileáin) let’s look at who came before him and in so doing see where Ó Coileáin fits in that continuum. Michael lives and works in […]
Part 9. Becoming a Writer. In this ten-part series Kieran Beville aims to inspire, encourage and assist aspiring authors.
The Romantic Novel “In the Romance novel, the woman always wins. With courage, intelligence and gentleness she brings the most dangerous creature on the earth, the human male, to his knees.” here are many genres of novels, such as, Crime Fiction, Romance, Fantasy, Science Fiction and so on. I do not have time or space […]
Part 8. Becoming a Writer. In this ten-part series Kieran Beville aims to inspire, encourage and assist aspiring authors.
Setting the Scene – Atmosphere We know what we mean when we say that the atmosphere created by a piece of writing was chilling, claustrophobic, desolate, cheerful, menacing, comforting or whatever. But it is not easy to define just why we have experienced this emotional reaction or how the writer has achieved the desired effect. […]
Part 7. Becoming a Writer. In this ten-part series Kieran Beville aims to inspire, encourage and assist aspiring writers to fulfil their dreams to become authors.
Part 7. How to Write Good Dialogue Dialogue is direct speech as opposed to reported speech. Give thought as to which is the better method according to the given circumstances and the emphasis you wish to put on the imparting of information. There are occasions when a short account of reported speech may be more […]
Cultural authenticity and authority about Limerick shines through in this epic poem, writes Pat McMahon.
Anybody who was at the Limerick-based artist Dietrich Blodau’s ‘A Life of Observations’ art exhibition in the Hunt Museum in 2018 will have been made aware of Blodau’s wonderful depictions of the streets of Limerick. If you had walked these streets all your life, Ellen Street, High Street, The Round House, Todd’s Bow, then one […]
Loss of Arts and Culture Champion Bertha McCullagh.
Limerick has lost one of its greatest arts and culture supporters with the passing of Bertha McCullagh last Saturday. A regular at literary gatherings, her love and support of the literary arts scene in Limerick was legendary. Many people would be familiar with her from the early days of the White House Poetry Revival in […]
Launch Video of ‘Arias of Consolation’ John Liddy’s Book length Poem About Limerick.
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At the Opening of EVA 1980
At the opening of EVA 1980: Sam Walsh, artist; Frances Ruane; Jim Kemmy and Tony Rodgers