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Rosaleen Bolger, The Mill Road, Lucy Warner Ryan, Rathuard and Nuala Reddan, Ballysheedy at the opening of The Limerick Literary Festival that started on a high with Joseph O’Connor, Frank McCourt Chair in Creative Writing, University of Limerick.<br />
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The Festival began in 1984 to mark the tenth anniversary of the death of Kate O’Brien. The event continues to celebrate the life and works of the Limerick writer, while attracting prominent participants from all over the world<br />
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The festival opened on Friday by acclaimed author Joseph O’Connor in 69 O’Connell Street. It was followed by ‘As Music and Splendour’ recital, which this year features Limerick soprano Sarah Dolan and Collete Davis, who is regarded one of Ireland’s most after accompanists and repetiteurs<br />
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The programme concluded at The Lime Tree Theatre with internationally renowned Irish novelist Edna O’Brien in conversation with RTE’s Sean Rocks.<br />
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Pic Sean Curtin Photo.