Limerick Writers’ Centre The Limerick Literary, Cultural and Heritage Walking Tour. Join Limerick writer and Failte Ireland approved regional tour guide Joe Coleman for this fun and lively tour around literary Limerick. Learn about the rich history of writers and events that make literary Limerick unique. Tour length 2 hours. Every Thursday June 9th – August […]
SPOTLIGHT On Limerick’s Cultural Heroes – Myles Breen
The Importance of Being Myles Breen Myles Breen is a Limerick legend! I first met him at UCC in 1984 when we were engaged in postgraduate studies in Education. We both auditioned for a part in a UCC Dramatic Society play by Samuel Beckett. Myles got a minor part and the role I auditioned for […]
RTE Archives. The Bard of Thomond 1986
CLICK LINK: https://www.rte.ie/archives/collections/news/21220198-limerick-poet-michel-hogan/ Restoration of tombstone of poet Michael Hogan, Bard of Thomond, which was among tombstones damaged by vandals in Mount Saint Laurence Cemetery, Limerick. Report shows old photographs of Michael Hogan and Limerick City. Damaged tombstones. Hogan’s Pub where actor Des Ronan plays the bard to raise money for the restoration […]
Another Picture of St Mary’s Fife and Drum Band, but What Year?
The Leader of the Band – Book Launch Sat 4th Dec 3pm at St Mary’s Cathedral. “Oh, my name is McNamara, I’m the leader of the band”, the first line of a famous song depicting the jovial antics of an Irish American band in the early part of the 20th century in New York. The […]
St Mary’s Fife & Drum Band 1970 on O’Connell Street outside what now is Penny’s.
Come and hear the band play again this coming Saturday 4th Dec 3pm in St Mary’s Cathedral for the launch of Derek Mulcahy’s book ‘The Leader of the Band’.
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The Leader of the Band (includes 2 CDs)
Part 10. Becoming a Writer. In this ten-part series Kieran Beville aims to inspire, encourage and assist aspiring authors.
The Romantic Novel Last week I began to outline the requirements of Romantic Fiction. This week is a continuation of those thoughts. If you write Romantic Fiction your readers will almost certainly, though I suspect not exclusively, be female. She might have loved and lost or known a love that has grown cold, or never […]
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. […]