The Limerick Chronicle was founded in 1768 by John Ferrar who was a prominent bookseller and printer in Limerick. The Limerick Chronicle is reputed to be the longest running newspaper in Ireland, but it is now largely forgotten about since it was subsumed into it’s sister paper the Limerick Leader. here’s a front page from […]
IT’S ALL-IRELAND FINAL weekend in the senior hurling championship. By Sunday evening, either Limerick or Cork will have their hands on Liam MacCarthy glory. With attendances of 40,000 to be allowed, it should be a good weekend of hurling all round. Who will win? We want to know your thoughts.
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A new album of songs based on the locally best-selling book Pulling Back the Clouds by author Kieran Beville has taken to the airways. The songs written and performed by Dominic Taylor, the publisher of the book and the director of the Limerick Writers’ Centre was released in May 2021. The album of the book, also […]
Sweet and sardonic in equal measures, Emma Langford is a songwriters’ songwriter. The Limerick woman almost lost her voice to nodules as a child; a voice now hailed as an inimitable, national treasure. She creates work that fuses trad, folk, and jazz; her writing and performance are a celebration of this nation’s tradition of storytelling. […]
Limerick poet John Liddy’s eleventh poetry collection Arias of Consolation is his most ambitious yet, focusing entirely on the familiar Liddy territory of Limerick. The book is published by Revival Press, an imprint of The Limerick Writers’ Centre, under their Community Publishing initiative and will be launched by Professor Eoin Devereux of the University of Limerick on Sept […]
Local Enterprise Office (LEO), Limerick and BizWorld Ireland have teamed up to deliver a series of enterprise workshops throughout Limerick City and County. BizWorld Ireland is a national organisation that promotes entrepreneurship skills amongst young people. It delivers workshops for children aged 10 to 13, teaching them about money management, critical thinking and enterprise in […]
Thursday, August 27th saw the launch of creativesinlimerick.com at the Red Hen bar. This is a website with a clear goal in mind: to link the various artists of limerick in one solid place, making it easy for them to find each other, and also for outside business, too. The website is the brainchild of […]