Curiouser and Curiouser – New Book on the History of the Limerick Reveals All

What have Joseph P Kennedy (father of John F Kennedy), HG Wells, James Joyce, Aldus Huxley and Clement Atlee have in common? Well if you haven’t guessed – they all wrote limericks! Now The Limerick Writers’ Centre are publishing a new book exploring the curious history of that ubiquitous five line verse called, appropriately, The Curious […]

Sheila Crowned New ‘Limerick’ Champion!

Sheila Fitzpatrick O’Donnell, from Shanagolden, Co. Limerick, was crowned the new All Ireland ‘Limerick’ Champion Tuesday night at the Limerick Writers’ Centre sponsored event in Foley’s Bar, Sarsfield Street, Limerick. Sheila, originally from Limerick City, secured the crown after a two round contest in which she overcame stiff opposition from runner up Tom McCarthy and Joe […]