Ireland’s finest writers come together to launch a very unique 12…

first_imgPredictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Roisin MeanyIreland’s finest writers come together to launch a very unique 12 month Book Club for HOPE that will take place throughout 2020 and into 2021 starting July 28th.This Book Club provides an opportunity to read a wide range of books by renowned authorsand a chance to chat with them in a live monthly Zoom.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The authors have donated their time to help raise funds for the work of The Hope Foundation who are working with the stricken people of Kolkata.The club starts at 8pm via Zoom Tuesday July 28th with bestselling author Liz Nugent whose book Our Little Cruelties is taking the world by storm right now. Each month the author will join a limited number of members to talk about the chosen book.Joining Liz over the next 12 months will be Roisin Meaney, Carol Drinkwater, Donal Ryan, Emer McLysaught and Sarah Breen, Felicity Hayes-McKoy, Liz Nugent, Patricia Gibney, Rachael English, Rose Servitova, Sheila O’Flanagan and Siobhan MacDonald.These are among the best writers in the country today and this is a onetime opportunity to get to talk with them. The Zoom will be hosted and moderated by The Hope Foundation.The HOPE Book Club is an opportunity to spend time with acclaimed and award winningwriters. One year’s subscription costs just 100 euro and it is just 60 euro to join for sixmonths.This is incredible value considering the talent who have signed up to appear in themonthly Zoom well into 2021 and will raise much needed funds for HOPE and the link canbe purchased online at hopeshop.ie/bookclub.When the world’s biggest lockdown began in India in March, Irish charity, The HopeFoundation, immediately knew that a secondary crisis was going to arise very quickly – ahunger pandemic. HOPE set about feeding tens of thousands of children and their families.They did not know that another cruel twist of fate was about the hit the already devastatedcity, Super Cyclone Amphan, which left a trail of human misery in Bengal on the 16 th of May.The devastating effects of the pandemic and cyclone continue to have a profound impact,and HOPE need support to continue to respond.Life was already difficult for the street and slum communities before Covid-19 changed theworld. These communities predominantly consist of daily labourers, who have been withouttheir daily wage for months now. Sadly, Kolkata is now tipped to become the next Covid-19hotspot.All at HOPE live in dread because they know that so many will not stand a chanceand there will be great suffering. They are doing all we can to help by distributing food,tarpaulins, medicines, and rescuing people who need medical care and bringing them to the HOPE hospital.The funds raised from the auction will go directly to this work at a time of great need. HOPE, with your generous support, have fed over 24,907 families so far.HOPE thanks all of the authors who have so generously donated their time and talent toHOPE, to help raise funds to ensure our continued essential work in Kolkata. Visit Hopeshopie/bookclub to purchase your membership, places are limited.For further information on the Book Club please contact [email protected] Linkedin TAGSbookbook clubHope FoundationKeeping Limerick Postedlimericklimerik post RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live WhatsApp Facebook Printcenter_img Previous articleCarbery remains the best option to help Munster end droughtNext articlePieta Encourages You to FeelGood this Summer Meghann Scully LimerickNewsIreland’s finest writers come together to launch a very unique 12 month Book Club for HOPEBy Meghann Scully – July 6, 2020 261 Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Twitter WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Email Advertisement Donal Ryan names Limerick Ladies Football team for League openerlast_img

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