Wild Wild Erie: A Paul Durcan Celebration - Lime Tree Theatre

Wild Wild Erie: A Paul Durcan Celebration

Presented by Limerick Literary Festival 2022

Wild Wild Erie, Paul Durcan’s most recent book, celebrates artworks in the Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio. In his books Crazy About Women and Give Me Your Hand, Durcan wrote startlingly original poems in response to the National Gallery of Ireland and London’s National Gallery collections.

Wild Wild Erie: A Paul Durcan Celebration

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Actors Ingrid Craigie and Mark O’Regan will perform Paul Durcan poems, beginning with much-loved classics such as The Kilfenora Teaboy, Making Love Outside Áras an Uachtaráin and The Cabinet Table.

They will go on to read poems from Wild Wild Erie which will be accompanied by images of the artworks projected on a large screen.

This performance duration will last 50 mins.

In Wild Wild Erie, Paul Durcan with characteristic playfulness, insight and an altogether unusual way of looking responds to works in Toledo‘s extraordinary collection including works by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée-Le Brun, Victoria Dubourg, Edward Hopper, Matisse, Jack B. Yeats, Sean Scully and Diane Arbus.




  • Please note all ticket prices include a booking charge.
  • No exchanges or refunds.
  • Masks/Face coverings are optional.
  • 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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