Tune to BBC Radio 3 on Sunday, February 18th at 6:45...

Tune to BBC Radio 3 on Sunday, February 18th at 6:45 p.m

Tune to BBC Radio 3 on Sunday, February 18th at 6:45 p.m to hear Theo Dorgan explore the world of Patrick Kavanagh. Theo visits places in Inniskeen and Dublin which inspired Patrick, talks to people who knew him and appraises his work with Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, Macdara Woods, Brian Lynch and Sr. Una Agnew. Patrick […]

Kavanagh Weekend 2016 another memorable event.

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‘I could listen to him all day’ sighed a young woman, in front of her husband who took no offence.  She was reacting to Michael Harding’s talk in the Patrick Kavanagh Centre in Inniskeen on Sunday last. She wasn’t the only one! Harding talked and read from his memoir, ‘Talking to Strangers’ was a big […]

Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award 2016

Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award 2016

Left to right : Rosaleen Kearney, Administrator, Patrick Kavanagh Centre, Laurence O’Dwyer,  Winner of the Patrick Kavanagh Award 2016,  Art Agnew, Chairman, Patrick Kavanagh Centre, Brian Lynch, President of the Patrick Kavanagh Society and Adjudicator of the Awards, Kevin Conroy, Runner –up.

Primary School Poetry Winners 2016

Primary School Poetry Winners 2016

Primary Schools Poetry Award 2016 St. Daigh’s National School Inniskeen 1st Place:     Climbing Croagh Patrick by Hugh McGrath. 2nd Place:   The Mixed Seasons by Oonagh Quigley. Scoil Cholmcille, Blackstaff 1st Place :     Imagine by Caitlin McElroy 2nd Place:    Lovely Ireland by Ryan Duffy.

Senior Section Poetry Winners 2016

Senior Section Poetry Winners 2016

Senior Section   Winners Name School Poem Title 1ST Eileen Casey St. Attracta’s Community School, Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo Mithridatic Girl 2nd Sean Skelly St. Oliver Post Primary, Oldcastle, Co. Meath All I’ve Learned is Pig Ignorance JOINT 3RD Fionn O’Sullivan Newpark Comprehensive School, Newtownpark Avenue, Blackrock, Co. Dublin. Pride in Brod JOINT 3RD Gabriel Bador […]

Junior Poetry Winners & Runners Up 2016

Junior Poetry Winners & Runners Up 2016

Junior Section   Winners Name School Poem Title 1st Bebhinn O’Brien Dundalk Grammar School, Dundalk Our Words are of Glass 2nd Joseph MacSuibhne Colaiste Ailigh, Cnoc na Mona, Litir Ceanainn, Co. Dun na nGall. A Sister A Celebration 3rd Tania Stokes Columba’s College, Whitechurch, Dublin 16 Metaphorest Highly Commended Fionn Mulhern Assumption Grammar School, 24 […]

Upcoming Events – Buy Online

  1. Annual Poetry Writing Weekend Workshop directed by Caitríona Ni Chléircín

    June 23 @ 9:30 am - June 24 @ 1:30 pm

Opening Hours

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Tuesday – Friday: 11am - 4.30pm.

Sunday: from 3rd June – 30th September - 3pm – 5.00pm.

Tours can be arranged at anytime by prior appointment

For information and booking phone 042 937 8560
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Ireland’s Ancient East – The Story of Monaghan

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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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