Mary Morrissy - Lime Tree Theatre

Mary Morrissy

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


Mary Morrissy is an award-winning Irish  novelist  (The Hennessy Award, Lannan Foundation Award) and short story writer, the author of four novels, Mother of Pearl, The Pretender, The Rising of Bella Casey and Penelope Unbound, as well as two collections of short stories, A Lazy Eye and Prosperity Drive.

Mary Morrissy

Mary Morrissy

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Mary Morrissy has 20 year’s experience of teaching creative writing at university level in the US and Ireland and  was the associate director of creative writing at University College Cork until 2020, teaching on the MA in Creative Writing and leading undergraduate teaching of creative writing.


  • 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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