Claire Keegan - Lime Tree Theatre

Claire Keegan

Presented by Limerick Literary Festival in Honour of Kate O’Brien


Claire Keegan’s works of fiction are internationally acclaimed and are translated into thirty languages.

Antarctica won the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature. Walk the Blue Fields won the Edge Hill Prize for the finest collection of stories published in the British Isles. Foster won the Davy Byrnes Award — the world’s richest prize for a short story.

Claire Keegan

Claire Keegan

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Small Things Like These was shortlisted for the Booker Prize and the Rathbones Folio Prize. It won the Orwell Prize for Political Fiction and The Kerry Prize for Irish Novel the year.

So Late in the Day, first published in The New Yorker, is Faber’s best selling short story. Claire was awarded Woman of the Year for Literature in Ireland 2022, and Author of the Year, 2023.



  • Please note all ticket prices include a booking charge.
  • No exchanges or refunds.
  • Wheelchair spaces can only be booked over the phone. Please call box office on (061) 953400 if you wish to book a wheelchair space.
  • No late comers admitted to the theatre once show commences.
  • On street parking.

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