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. […]
The Ark Tavern, Corbally
Tom O’Donnell Audio Archives – The College Players
In this recording Tom O’Donnell features the College Players
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 […]
Tom O’Donnell Audio Archives – Joe Malone
Tom O’Donnell’s guest was Joe Malone from Dec 1994.
Tom O’Donnell Audio Archives – Frank Sarsfield & The City Theatre
Tom O’Donnell of Tom and Paschal fame was a stalwart of the entertainment scene in Limerick. In his retirement to took to the airways with local radio stations, Limerick.com is delighted to bring you selection of those radio shows. From 1994 Tom O’Donnell’s guest was Joe Malone.
The Streets of Limerick in the 40’s and 50’s… Do you remember? I know I will never forget.
The Streets of Limerick in the 40’s and 50’s… Do you remember? I know I will never forget. How is your memory on the shops and offices that lined our streets in the 1940’s and 1950’s or maybe the owners and staff that ran these businesses? Let me take you up one street that I […]
The Courtyard, Todds lane (off William St)
From the archives of Limerick.com: WHEN CHRISTMAS CAME BUT ‘ONCE A YEAR’
Dairina Raleigh was born and reared in Limerick in the 40’s and 50’s. Educated at Laurel Hill Convent she is currently Manager of Pery Square Staff Agency and Business College having worked in Central and North America for the past eight years. She has always taken a keen interest in her native city’s development without […]
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