Myers to address Limerick’s contribution during World War One

Kevin Myers will be in Limerick next Thursday (August 27th) to speak about Limerick’s contribution during World War 1. The free Heritage Week event, which is hosted by Limerick Museum and Archives at St Mary’s Cathedral, will see the journalist focus on 1915 in particular when Limerick suffered its worst casualty rate. Myers has spent […]

Top 10 fly casters in the world gather in Castleconnell

Castleconnell county Limerick has spread its net far and wide for the inaugural John Enright Fly Casting festival this weekend. Festival organiser, John MacNamara, said Mr Enright’s international exploits brought fame and glory to his native village, and they have a packed schedule from this Friday, October 11 to Sunday, October 13. Competitors, including the […]

Origin Theatre Company to host Malachy McCourt in conversation at Mary I

The McCourts of Limerick – Free Event at Lime Tree Theatre Origin Theatre Company, New York in association with the Lime Tree Theatre presents The McCourt’s of Limerick Saturday July 20th 4pm  – Free Event RSVP required The McCourts of Limerick featuring both Malachy and Alphie McCourt as well as Frank’s widow Ellen Frey McCourt, […]

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 […]

THE ‘LIMERICK’ IS COMING HOME!

 The Limerick Writers’ Centre Presents An ‘On the Nail’ Special The 2nd All Ireland ‘limericks’ Championship Tues. 1st Nov 2011 8.00pm Upstairs@Foleys Bar, Sarsfield St. Limerick The championships will take the form of a two round contest (so bring at least two ‘limericks’) and the verse must strictly follow the ‘limerick’ formula, it must also […]

Events at The Hunt Museum February 2011

Hunt Museum february 2011 Wednesday 2nd 7pm Art and Architecture of Renaissance Venice – Course booking required Wednesday 2nd 7.30pm * Friends February Miscellany, ‘The Camino Way’ with Jenny Maguire: €5 Life Drawing Classes Thursday 3rd 10.30am-12.30pm Life Drawing and Observational Drawing Class Organised by the The Hunt Museum in association with www.myartclass.ie We are […]

Christmas 2010 in Limerick

Limerick on Ice, Santa on Bedford Row, Ireland’s tallest Christmas Tree on the River Shannon…there’s so much to do and see in Limerick City this Christmas. Enjoy all that Limerick city has to offer this holidays season with Christmas markets, sparkling street lights and exceptional shopping!! Forget the hustle and bustle, enjoy a true Christmas […]

CHRISTMAS MARKET at the Milk Market

The new Limerick Christmas Market will take place at the all-weather Milk Market from Thursday, November 25 through to Christmas Eve, Friday, December 24. The market will run Thursdays through Sundays and on extra dates in December (Dec. 7, 8, 21 & 22). Dates and times as below. The Christmas Market will feature up to […]