We are very sad to learn of the death of the great poet, Ciaran Carson, R.I.P. We send our sympathy and condolences to his family and friends.
SENIOR SECTION SENIOR SECTION Name of student School Poem Title 1st Prize Annie Halley Ard Scoil na Mara Vincit Qui Se Vincit’ Sommerville, Tramore, Co. Waterford Tramore 2nd Prize Keilan Colville St. Michael’s College Coffee’ Lisnaske, Co. Fermanagh. Enniskillen. 3rd Prize Kerri Martin St. Vincent’s Secondary School Advice To A Modern Woman’ Aughrimore, Culloville, Co. […]
Press Release | 2019 Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award The winner of the Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award, sponsored by Grant Thornton, is Scott McKendry (32) from Belfast. The €1,000 prize, which is awarded to a poet who has not yet published a full-length collection, was presented to the winner at the Kavanagh Weekend in Inniskeen, Co […]
Obituary to Ann Keeley-Kavanagh Born: March 14th, 1922 Died: August 20th, 2019 “If Ann Keeley-Kavanagh, who has died aged 97, had not married Dr Peter Kavanagh, brother of the Irish poet Patrick, she would have come to the notice of Irish media anyway due to her ground-breaking career. She was the daughter of Irish emigrants […]
Friday 27th – Sunday 29th September 2019. A feast of Lectures, Poetry, Music and Storytelling to celebrate the life and work of Patrick Kavanagh in the poet’s native village of Inniskeen. Please note: Due to ongoing refurbishment at the Patrick Kavanagh Centre, all events will be held in the Assembly Hall, St. Daigh’s School, Inniskeen. […]
The Winner, Runners-up and Highly Commended in the Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award 2019 have now been notified. The results will be published on our website following the award ceremony on Friday 27th September 2019. We take this opportunity to thank all the participants who submitted their work for the competition. The Adjudicator of the competition, […]