Second-level Students Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award 2015.

Closing Date For Entries is Monday 10th August 2015.

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Patrick Kavanagh Creative Writing Weekend Workshop

Directed By Conor O’Callaghan, Saturday 25th July - Sunday 26th July 2015.

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Annual Patrick Kavanagh Weekend & Poetry Awards 2015

Takes place on Friday 25th – Sunday 27th September.

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Property Excellence Awards


Please take a moment to vote for Sheridan Woods Architects + Urban Planners in the Property Excellence Awards Community Benefit Category. Simply follow the link below, provide some basic details and select the Sheridan Woods Architects + Urban Planners “Kavanagh Country – Literary Landscape Character Assessment and Management Plan” option and Submit. It will only […]

New Patrick Kavanagh App


The Patrick Kavanagh Centre App has just been launched and is available free on Google Store for Android and on the Apple App Store. It was designed by Aura Internet in Carrickmacross and contains current information on events at the centre, photo galleries and information on points of interest associated with Patrick Kavanagh in Inniskeen. […]

Note of sympathy Brian Friel

Note of sympathy Brian Friel

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.

Remembering Patrick Kavanagh


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 […]

Patrick Kavanagh Weekend


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 […]

Patrick Kavanagh Primary School Poetry Awa...

Patrick Kavanagh Primary School Poetry Award 2015

PATRICK KAVANAGH PRIMARY SCHOOLS POETRY AWARD 2015 St. Daig’s Inniskeen: 1ST Place :  Sarah McHugh. 2nd Place :  Shane McGahon. Scoil Cholmcille, Blackstaff. 1st Place:    Kaitlyn Boyle. 2nd Place:   Niamh McKenna