Great sadness in the Patrick Kavanagh Centre, Inniskeen. He has left us a legacy which is everlasting. He made the local universal. Around Inniskeen the 15th of August was the most important harvest festival so we have a natural affinity with Dancing at Lughnasa. Condolences to his wife and family. May he rest in peace.
Monaghan Association – Dublin, presents: Remembering Patrick Kavanagh – 2015 A celebration of his life & times Buswells Hotel, Dublin, Tuesday, 20th October, 2015. Background: 1. Bruce Arnold became Editor of The Dubliner, a literary magazine, in March 1962, succeeding Donal Carroll who had edited the first issue. A greater emphasis on Irish writing was […]
The Patrick Kavanagh Weekend going strong since 1971 took place in Inniskeen last weekend. In beautiful weather both visitors and locals enjoyed talks, walks and a coach trip plus the announcement of the Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award winners easily the longest running continuous award in Ireland. The visitors were welcomed to the Centre by […]
1st Place: Sean De Grá Colaiste Eoin, Stighlorgan Adrigole 2nd Place Bonnie MacCann Loreto, St. Michaels, Navan It was always the Princess 3d Place Alysia Cloake Loreto High School, Rathfarnham Those who walk alone HIGHLY COMMENDED Name School Poem Title Ali Barrett St. Andrew’s College, Blackrock Rosa Parks: The Woman Who Wouldn’t Stand Up Declan […]
SENIOR SECTION 1st Place: Caoimhe Devaney Holy Child School, Killiney, Co. Dublin. Andromeda’s Garden 2nd Place Eoghan Kelly C.C.S. Carndonagh, Co. Donegal. Eleven O’Clock Effort 3d Place Chloe Eaton Inver College, Carrickmacross. Sweet Summer Rain HIGHLY COMMENDED John Holmes, Mercy Secondary, Mounthawk, Tralee. The Fisherman Jessica Doran, Our Lady of Mercy Secondary, Waterford. The Green […]