Ann Keeley Kavanagh’s memorial

Ann Keeley Kavanagh’s memorial, scheduled for the 4th July 2020, is delayed to the summer of 2021 (date to be determined) because of the global pandemic. We hope to see you there when the world recovers. The Kavanagh Family.


It was with much sadness that we learned of the death of Larry McCluskey ex CEO of Cavan Monaghan VEC (1980 – 2007) and member of the Arts Council. Larry was a tireless promoter of the Arts in Co. Monaghan and was involved with the Patrick Kavanagh Centre over the years. He initiated the Patrick […]

Two Weeks of Art Installations in Dundalk

AAEX (Art as Exchange) is a dedicated group of over 30 local artists, who over the last 3 years have provided a variety of local arts initiatives. From 15th -29th November 2019 AAEX will be showing visual art installations in a central exhibition space at 41-42 Clanbrassil Street and selected locations in Dundalk. 20 AAEX […]

‘Chalk Dust’ by Noel Monahan

‘Chalk Dust’ by Noel Monahan, directed by Padraic McIntyre. Dates: Thursday 5th, Friday 6th & Saturdat 7th December Time: 8:00pm Admission: €18 & €16 Booking (049) 8547074 or RAMOR THEATRE CHALK DUST POSTER PDF >>


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 […]

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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