Due to refurbishment works at the Patrick Kavanagh Centre, the exhibition will be closed until further notice.
This November, Offaly poet Connie Roberts read her poem My People at the Boston College Conference, Towards Transitional Justice. Roberts spent her childhood in various institutions, experiences she wrote into poems which subsequently won her The Patrick Kavanagh Award (2010) with her debut collection, Little Witness (Arlen House). Although a fellow Offaly woman, it wasn’t […]
March, Thursday 21st: World Poetry Day May (date to be confirmed): Annual Poetry Writing Workshop May, Friday 24th: Closing date for entry to Patrick Kavanagh Student Poetry Awards 2019. June (date to be confirmed): Annual Creative Writing Workshop. July, Saturday 13th- Sunday 14th: Inniskeen Road July Evening Festival July, Friday 26th 2019: Closing date for […]
Newry Mourne and Down District Council and the Ring of Gullion Partnership as part of their Winter Solstice Festival is hosting a number of enlightening lectures on the major events which has shaped the landscape and culture of the area over the years. We have secured a number of prestigious local and national speakers to […]
The Irish poet and neuroscientist Laurence O’Dwyer launched his debut collection. The Irish poet and neuroscientist Laurence O’Dwyer launched his debut collection, Tractography at Keats House in London on Thursday night, 25th October. An original kernel of poems from the collection received the Patrick Kavanagh Award for Poetry in 2016. The book received the Straid […]