Annual Patrick Kavanagh Weekend & Poetry Awards 2017

Takes place on Friday 29th September – Sunday 1st October.

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Flynn Musical

Peacock Theatre – 24th & 25th November 2017 & Patrick Kavanagh Centre 30th November 2017.

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The Time Travelers

Friday 29th September 2017 at 10pm in Patrick Kavanagh Centre

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Peter Duffy – Some reasons why Trilo...


Started Trilogy – “The State of Us” last monday in Smock Alley with The Great Hunger – The Grand Inquisitor and The Murders at Wilgoose lodge,Carleton, and Me, to follow. Covered in The Irishman’s Diary ITimes on Nov 9th and interview on RTE 1’s art show Arena @7pm nov 15th, also has been covered in […]

FLYNN – A Musical Play, selling out ...


FLYNN, musical play, celebrating the 50th anniversary Patrick Kavanagh’s passing at the Peacock Theatre, Dublin. Saturday 25th is sold out, Friday 24th is selling out fast. Click on link below for tickets.

50th Anniversary of Patrick Kavanagh’...


The Patrick Kavanagh Centre & Monaghan Co. Council are marking the 50th Anniversary of the poet’s death with a special commemoration at the graveside on Thursday 30th November 2017 at 12 noon. You are cordially invited to join us and partake in some light refreshments. The Minister for Culture, Heritage & the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys, […]

Patrick Kavanagh- The Offaly Connection


Patrick Kavanagh- The Offaly Connection Talk by: Dr. Una Agnew Wednesday, 15th Nov- Edenderry Library Thursday,16th Nov-Tullamore Library at 6.30pm (booking essential)

The month of November marks 50 years since...


‘The month of November marks 50 years since Patrick Kavanagh’s passing. To commemorate the occasion, The Institute of Education will host a lecture in the late poet’s memory on November 23rd. The lecture will be delivered by Paul Durcan, who was appointed as Kavanagh’s successor by Kavanagh himself when he wrote the following lines during […]

Abbey Theatre – Flynn Musical


Abbey Theatre – Flynn Musical 24th – 25th November 2017 “New Irish composer and playwright Joseph O’Connor’s new musical play, Flynn, adapts and draws on characters from the novel Tarry Flynn by the late Irish poet, Patrick Kavanagh, marking the 50th anniversary of his death. Incorporating lines and themes from some of Kavanagh’s most popular […]

Opening Hours

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Tuesday – Friday: 11am - 4.30pm.

Sunday: 3pm – 5.30pm (UNTIL 30TH SEPTEMBER).

Tours can be arranged at anytime by prior appointment

For information and booking phone 042 937 8560

Ireland’s Ancient East – The Story of Monaghan

Discover the hidde gems of County Monaghan on this two-day, self-guided tour, taking in ancient monastic sites, unspoilt landscapes, picturesque villages, museum treasures & much more.
The Story of Monaghan Itinerary - PDF