Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Awards 2019

The Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award for a first unpublished collection of poems in English is open to poets

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Patrick Kavanagh Society

The winner of this year’s award will receive €1,000

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Upcoming Events 2019

Click here for the programme of events 2019.

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Deepest Sympathy – Death of Ann Kavanagh

It was with great sadness that the Patrick Kavanagh Centre learned yesterday of the death of Ann Kavanagh, wife of the late Dr. Peter Kavanagh. We wish to extend our deepest sympathy to her daughters Keelin and Caomh, her sons in-law, grandchildren and extended families. May she rest in peace.

Patrick Kavanagh Weekend 2019 Schedule

Friday 27th September 2019. 7.00pm: Reception & Entertainment Welcome and formal opening of the weekend? Oliver Callan,President Patrick Kavanagh Society. 8.00pm: Opening Address: ‘Baggot Street Days’ John Banville: Introduced by Brian Lynch 9.00pm: Annual Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Awards 2019 in association with the Patrick Kavanagh Society. Presided over by adjudicator Brian Lynch. Sponsored by Grant […]

Poetry Award Winners List 1971 – 2018

Poetry Award Winners List 1971 – 2018

The Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award is an Irish poetry award for a collection of poems by an author who has not previously been published in collected form. It is confined to poets born on the island of Ireland, or of Irish nationality, or a long-term resident of Ireland. It is based on an open competition […]

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Patrick Kavanagh’s poem was honoured in the village and the wider surrounds last week. As one visitor simply put it ‘it was an unforgettable experience’. And so it was. On Friday afternoon you could observe the cars with strange County number plates parking across from the Raglan Road Tea Shop. We were delighted to welcome […]

The Patrick Kavanagh Western Association presents &#...

The Patrick Kavanagh Western Association presents “Bluebells for Love” Patrick Kavanagh’s legacy and the women who influenced his life The Harbour Hotel, New Dock Street, Galway Friday July 26th at 7:30pm Tickets €12 – Prebook online:

Opening Hours

logo1Due to refurbishment works at the Patrick Kavanagh Centre, the exhibition will be closed until further notice.

Tours can be arranged at anytime by prior appointment

For information and booking phone:
042 937 8560 / 087 171 0592 / 087 987 3431

Inniskeen Parish – Mass Times

Monday: 8pm
Tuesday: No Mass
Wednesday: 10am
Thursday: No Mass
Friday: 8pm
Saturday: 6pm
Sunday: 10am
Fr. Martin Treanor. P.P. - Tel. 042 9378105

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