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The Kavanagh Centre is closed for refurbishment.

A guided exhibition is on show in the Church by the Round Tower, located in the centre of Inniskeen village. Guided tours of Kavanagh Country (minimum of 15 visitors) are also available. From 1st November 2019 pre-booking is essential. You can contact us at or Ph. 087 171 0592. 087 987 3431.

Deepest Sympathy – Death of Ciaran Carson

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. […]

2019 Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award Winner

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

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 […]

Annual Patrick Kavanagh Weekend & Poetry Awards...

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. […]

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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.
The Story of Monaghan Itinerary - PDF