Centre closed Wednesday 23rd November 2016 due to ESB interruption.
The Patrick Kavanagh Centre mourns the death of poet and songwriter, Leonard Cohen. He has been regarded as gloomy as a lyricist but we wouldn’t label him as such. In Kavanagh’s poetry he refers to darkness and fog but only to highlight the vitality of light. In his poem, ‘My Room’ despite its location in […]
Patrick Cunningham, Dunboyne, Co. Meath. Amanda Bell, Rathmines, Dublin 6. Maureen Boyle, Warn Parade, Belfast. Nuala Roche, Kilkenny, Co. Kilkenny. James Finnegan, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal. Larry Stapleton, Mulgannon, Wexford, John D. Kelly, Newtownbutler, Co. Fermanagh. Jackie Gorman, Athlone, Co. Westmeath. Moya Roddy, Roscahill, Galway. Colette Colfer, Waterford City. A. M. Cousins, Pineridge, Wexford. Jennifer Matthews, […]
A celebration of his life & times Buswells Hotel, Dublin, Tuesday, 8th November, 2016. Background: 1 Patrick Kavanagh was born in 1904 in Mucker, Inniskeen, Co Monaghan. He lived and worked here ‘till 1939 when he moved to Dublin to become a full time writer. He said it was “the worst mistake of my […]
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 […]
‘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 […]