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 […]
Old Limerick: Feathery Bourke’s, Cornmarket Row.
“I had an uncle, Feathery Mickey Bourke, who lived with us when we were children. He was very much part of the family, silent and odd and lefty lefty as he was. In many ways I was his kind of fair haired boy, because I was the eldest and he had a shine to me […]
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 […]
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 […]
Jo Slade’s reaction to Arias of Consolation by John Liddy
“I’ve read Arias of Consolation several times, a wonderful paean for Limerick, a kind of opera in three line trecets that guides the reader through the city with the constancy of its own particular music. These are memorable songs that capture the ‘edginess’ and the beauty of the city. There is also a depth of perspective, […]
Samhain in spoken word and song. Live performances at Treaty City Brewery from Limerick Writers’ Centre & open mic for audience participation
About this event Samhain Limerick’s Hallowe’en Festival proudly presents /the return of The Limerick Writers Centre performing Samhain themed poetry & prose in the cool surrounds of Treaty City Brewery. Dominic Taylor, John Liddy Mike MacDomhnaill & a special rendition of Drunken Thady & the Bishop’s Lady by Pat Power. Music and song form special […]
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