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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]