Second-level Students Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award 2016

Closing Date For Entries is Friday 27th May 2016.

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Patrick Kavanagh Creative Writing Weekend Workshop

Directed by Jean O’Brien, Saturday 30th July - Sunday 31st July 2016.

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Annual Patrick Kavanagh Weekend & Poetry Awards 2016

Takes place on Friday 30th September – Sunday 2nd October. More information coming soon.

PRESS RELEASE – Closing date for Pat...


PRESS RELEASE The Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award 2016. Closing date for entries Friday 29th July 2016. The Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award for a first unpublished collection of poems in English is open to poets, born in the island of Ireland, or of Irish nationality, or long term resident in Ireland. The award is now in […]

Inniskeen July Road Evening 9th – 10...


Inniskeen July Road Evening – 9th – 10th July Padraig Pearse was in Inniskeen in 1915; three young men, Donnelly, Quinn and Ross were unjustly imprisoned; there was land agitation. There were rumours of conscription. Pearse, MacDonagh and Plunkett were published poets. Their poems will be remembered forever. Thomas MacDonagh translated the local Irish song, An Bonnan Buí into […]

The 13th International ACE Conference Co-...


The 13th International ACE Conference Co-hosted by ASI (Arts and Spirituality Ireland) ‘The Artist as Pilgrim, Saint, Scholar?’ 4-8 July, 2016, Dublin, Ireland Venue: Trinity College Dublin (TCD) – See details below. Fees:  Full rate for the whole conference: £170 or €215 (Incl. evening meal) Concessionary rate for post-docs of one year: £115/€145 Concessionary rate for F/T […]

Annual Creative Writing Workshop


July 2016 Annual Creative Writing Workshop: This workshop is intended for complete beginners but also for those who have written or published some creative work. It’s about exploring the ideas and impulses that make you want to write, and about putting some of your ideas into practice. Annual Creative Writing Workshop – 30th – 31st […]

President Obama’s Eulogy in Honour o...

Patrick Kavanagh Resource Centre

Remarks by the President in Eulogy in Honour of Beau Biden – June 6th 2015 THE PRESIDENT: “A man,” wrote an Irish poet, “is original when he speaks the truth that has always been known to all good men.” Beau Biden was an original. He was a good man. A man of character. A man who […]

National Poetry Day at the Patrick Kavanag...


National Poetry Day at the Patrick Kavanagh Centre, Thursday 28th April 2016 To mark National Poetry Day, children from Inniskeen’s two local Primary Schools; St. Daig’s and St. Cholmchille’s Blackstaff participated in Poetry Writing Workshops, facilitated by the poet, Frank Galligan. The workshops were sponsored by Poetry Ireland as part of their National Poetry Day […]

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  1. Inniskeen July Road Evening 2016

    July 9 @ 1:30 pm - July 10 @ 11:00 pm

Opening Hours

Patrick Kavanagh Centre

Centre re-opens for day visits on Tuesday March 22nd 2016 from 11am-4.30pm

Tours can be arranged at anytime by prior appointment

For information and booking phone 042 937 8560