Monthly archives for October, 2017

Remembering Patrick Kavanagh – 2017


Monaghan Association – Dublin, presents: Remembering Patrick Kavanagh – 2017. Commemorating 50 years since his death on 30th Nov. 1967. Buswells Hotel, Dublin, Tuesday, 24th October, 2017. Background: 1 Patrick Kavanagh’s epic poem The Great Hunger was written while he lived in 122, Morehampton Rd. in Oct. 1941 and was first published in Horizon Magazine […]

The winner of the Patrick Kavanagh Award &...


The winner of the Patrick Kavanagh Award for 2017 is the Dublin-born poet Ruth Timmins, who now lives in Curracloe, Co Wexford. This is the first year that the award has been sponsored by the Institute of Education, Ireland’s leading school for exam focused tuition. The judge of the competition, Brian Lynch, who is standing […]

Minister Humphreys speech at the Patrick K...


Launch of the Annual Patrick Kavanagh Weekend 2017 – 29 September 2017 “Ladies and Gentlemen, I am delighted to be here tonight in Inniskeen to launch the Annual Patrick Kavanagh Weekend for 2017 and celebrate one of Monaghan’s greatest sons – Patrick Kavanagh. I wish in particular to thank Art Agnew, Chair of the Patrick […]

School Poetry Award Winners

School Poetry Award Winners

The final event of the weekend, and for many, the most important was the announcement of the School’s Poetry Awards. St. Daig’s N.S.  Inniskeen: 1st Ronan Walsh, 2nd Laura Quigley, 3rd Neil Quinn. Scoil Cholmcille, Blackstaff N.S: 1st Joseph McArdle, 2nd Shauna Kindlon, 3rd Ciaran Boyle. The adjudicator in congratulating the winners said that their […]

Review of Annual Patrick Kavanagh Weekend ...

Review of Annual Patrick Kavanagh Weekend and Poetry Awards

Patrick Kavanagh Weekend & Poetry Awards 2017 Patrick Kavanagh with a touch of Seamus Heaney – Rural Landscapes and more. From Friday evening last until Sunday evening, the Patrick Kavanagh Centre in Inniskeen hosted an array of internationally acclaimed writers and scholars who delivered learned and occasionally provocative lectures to a packed centre. These weighty […]

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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.
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