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.

History Course – October 2016


Course: Historical Studies QQI Level 4 Location: Carrickmacross Workhouse Duration: 14 weeks Date and Time: Wednesday 26 October 2016 (7-10 pm) This course will include various field trips and historical tours. Call 0877702525 or 047 30888 for more details. Historical Studies 4N3306: This 14 week module focuses on 19th century Irish History. Important Irish historical […]

Kavanagh Weekend 2016 another memorable ev...

Patrick Kavanagh Resource Centre

‘I could listen to him all day’ sighed a young woman, in front of her husband who took no offence.  She was reacting to Michael Harding’s talk in the Patrick Kavanagh Centre in Inniskeen on Sunday last. She wasn’t the only one! Harding talked and read from his memoir, ‘Talking to Strangers’ was a big […]

Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award 2016

Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award 2016

Left to right : Rosaleen Kearney, Administrator, Patrick Kavanagh Centre, Laurence O’Dwyer,  Winner of the Patrick Kavanagh Award 2016,  Art Agnew, Chairman, Patrick Kavanagh Centre, Brian Lynch, President of the Patrick Kavanagh Society and Adjudicator of the Awards, Kevin Conroy, Runner –up.

Primary School Poetry Winners 2016

Primary School Poetry Winners 2016

Primary Schools Poetry Award 2016 St. Daigh’s National School Inniskeen 1st Place:     Climbing Croagh Patrick by Hugh McGrath. 2nd Place:   The Mixed Seasons by Oonagh Quigley. Scoil Cholmcille, Blackstaff 1st Place :     Imagine by Caitlin McElroy 2nd Place:    Lovely Ireland by Ryan Duffy.

Senior Section Poetry Winners 2016

Senior Section Poetry Winners 2016

Senior Section   Winners Name School Poem Title 1ST Eileen Casey St. Attracta’s Community School, Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo Mithridatic Girl 2nd Sean Skelly St. Oliver Post Primary, Oldcastle, Co. Meath All I’ve Learned is Pig Ignorance JOINT 3RD Fionn O’Sullivan Newpark Comprehensive School, Newtownpark Avenue, Blackrock, Co. Dublin. Pride in Brod JOINT 3RD Gabriel Bador […]

Junior Poetry Winners & Runners Up 20...

Junior Poetry Winners & Runners Up 2016

Junior Section   Winners Name School Poem Title 1st Bebhinn O’Brien Dundalk Grammar School, Dundalk Our Words are of Glass 2nd Joseph MacSuibhne Colaiste Ailigh, Cnoc na Mona, Litir Ceanainn, Co. Dun na nGall. A Sister A Celebration 3rd Tania Stokes Columba’s College, Whitechurch, Dublin 16 Metaphorest Highly Commended Fionn Mulhern Assumption Grammar School, 24 […]

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