Major Irish writers to visit University of Limerick

A special event will take place at the University of Limerick on Thursday November 13th as part of Limerick City of Culture and Millstream Writers Series. The Frank McCourt Chair of Creative Writing Professor Joseph O’ Connor will read alongside acclaimed writers Christine Dwyer Hickey and Colin Barrett.   Joseph O’ Connor’s new novel The Thrill of It All has recently been shortlisted for the Novel of the Year […]

Barrack Obama’s inaugural poet to visit Limerick as part of the Limerick National City of Culture 2014

AMERICAN LITERARY SUPERSTAR Richard Blanco will be coming to live in Limerick as a Writer-in-Residence, as part of Limerick City of Culture 2014, from August 25 to September 8. Blanco was chosen by Obama as the fifth inaugural poet in 2012 following in the footsteps of luminary American writers Maya Angelou and Robert Frost. Blanco […]

Soprano Sarah Dolan to guest at Proms in the Park Concert Limerick July 24th

  With only a few days remaining before the exclusive Proms in the Park Concert takes place, preparations are in full swing for what promises to be a highlight of the summer for the people of Limerick.   To mark the 75th anniversary of the 12th Infantry Battalion, there will be a diversity of music […]

Limerick National City of Culture 2014 events for July, August and September

We’re into the second half of Limerick’s year as National City of Culture already and the rest of the year is looking even busier than the first six months! The third quarter brochure features 200 events over July, August and September and is available for download click here to download:  Highlights include: Wake by Chamber […]