Monthly archives for July, 2017

Patrick Kavanagh Centre Annual Writing Workshop

19th – 20th August 2017 Director: John MacKenna Title – The Strangers We Meet The workshops will concentrate on the development of characters who may become the narrators of, or the people who will feature in, short-stories and novels. We will look at the places in which we find characters – memory, imagination, landscape, conversation […]

Inniskeen Road July Evening

‘The bicycles go by in two’s and threes’ the poet wrote, but on this July weekend we had many more. Enough for a big crowd but not too big to be dangerous. At 4 o’clock Seamus Cassidy brought a group on a heritage walk of the famed village. His anecdotes and specific historical reference added […]

The Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award 2017. Closing date...

The Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award 2017. Closing date extended to Friday, 11th August 2017. The Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award for a first unpublished collection of poems in English is open to poets, born in the island of Ireland, or of Irish nationality, or long term resident in Ireland. The award is now in its 46th […]


Exploring subterranean landscapes in images and words. A collaboration between Clogh Writers and Visual Artist Sarah Lincoln Moneenroe Community Hall, Moneenroe, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny. Friday September 22nd 2017 at 7.00 pm. This event is a presentation exploring subterranean landscapes in images and words through a collaboration between NE Kilkenny writing group, Clogh Writers and Visual […]

Inniskeen July Road Evening 2017

Patrick Kavanagh’s work is rooted in his native Inniskeen landscape. Working on the family farm in 1930’s/1940’s Inniskeen, witnessing daily the miracle of creation, Kavanagh began to write of his experiences and became the ‘authentic voice of the Irish country poor. Since his death in 1967, the growing popularity of his work among diverse cultures […]

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

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