The O’Malleys and John Steele Album Launch FRIDAY 3 SEPTEMBER 2021 19:30 22:30MILK MARKET CORNMARKET ROW LIMERICK. The O’Malleys have been playing together for almost 40 years and the band boasts some of the best musicians Limerick has produced. The range of instruments and influences brought to the group by each individual member are credited as […]
THE LIMERICK WRITERS’ CENTRE is pleased to announce the launch of Just One More Thing – a Collection of Short Stories by Pat McLoughlin Fri 10th Sept 2021 8pm Longcourt House Hotel, Newcastle West, Co Limerick It will be launched by author Donal Ryan. This collection of short fiction was a joy to read. Pat […]
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.
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 […]
September 25 next will mark the 16th anniversary of the passing of the late, great TD and Limerick Mayor Jim Kemmy. But the stonemason, trade unionist, politician and historian is still remembered as strongly as ever. While being treated for bone marrow cancer in St James’s hospital in Dublin in 1997, his dying wish was […]