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 Healy. She was presented with a plaque to celebrate the occasion by Cllr. Tom Shortt of Limerick City Council. This was the secong year that The Limerick Writers’ Centre ran the event and it is hoped to make it an even bigger occasion next year with an international line up of contestants.