Dr Jana Fischerova
Sun 25th Feb, 10.00AM
15/12 euro

Dr Jana Fischerova is Adjunct Assistant Professor of Czech and European Studies in Trinity College Dublin, as well as a lecturer in Irish and English Literature at the Access and Lifelong Learning centre, UCD. She has written on the topic of literary censorship, including an article on the fate of Kate O’Brien’s The Land of Spices, published in the IUR. O’Brien’s work and legacy have formed the main focus of Jana’s research for many years, and she has recently completed editing a volume of the writer’s non-fiction.

Date & Times

Sun 25 Feb, 10.00am

Approximate run time: 1 hour.

Run times may vary by up to 15 minutes as they can be affected by intervals and delays.


Standard Entry: €15
Concession Entry: €12*

*  Concession tickets are available for students, seniors and unwaged purchases.



69 O’Connell St, Limerick, V94 FK0H


Starting at the Brown Thomas store, continue walking straight up O’Connell St. After the Mallow St junction, Belltable is on the left-hand side of the road, in the middle of the block.

Public Transport:

From the bus stop on Sarsfield Street, take the 304 as far as the O’Connell Monument, O’Connell St. Continue back towards the city centre, Belltable is on the right-hand side of the road, in the middle of the block.


Belltable is situated in the city centre and encourages patrons to walk where possible.

For those who can’t walk and need to drive there is only on street parking.

Belltable will open from 9am on both Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th of the festival.

Tickets can be booked online at www.limetreebelltable.ie. Links to which can be found on this site.

Weekend Pass €130/€100. Individual Sessions €15/€12.

Tickets may be purchased at the door for individual sessions, while tickets are still available.

Please note that ticket capacity is limited at all events, tickets will be issued on a first come first served basis. Please allow time to purchase tickets on the door as no latecomers will be permitted once an event commences.

Belltable is fully accessible.

Wheelchair spaces: We strongly advise that, should you require a wheelchair space, you contact our Box Office staff on (061) 953400 as early as possible.

Accessible Toilets: Belltable  has one accessible toilet in the main foyer area next to the bar.

Guide/Assistance Dogs are welcome in both our venues.

Baby Changing Facilities: We have baby changing facilities in the accessible toilets in Belltable.

The Belltable cafe will be open on Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 2pm, serving coffee, tea etc.



William Sieghart

Date: Sat 24 Feb, 3.00PM
Venue: Belltable
Admission: €15/12
Readings and a discussion of ‘The Poetry Pharmacy Forever'.

Claire Keegan

Date: Sun 25 Feb, 3.30PM
Venue: Belltable
Admission: €15/12

Denise Chaila

Date: Fri 23 Feb, 7.00PM
Venue: Belltable
Admission: €15/12
Denise will open the festival with an evening of words and music.