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. […]

Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award 2019.

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, […]

National Culture Night 2019

Patrick Kavanagh Centre, Inniskeen, Co. Monaghan. Celebrating National Culture Night 2019 Patrick Kavanagh’s work illustrates a renaissance in Irish spiritual customs and values which would have been lost without him. His poetry and prose vividly tell the parochial tale which is acknowledged to be universal. Drama presentations by Fanebank Theatre, Poetry, Storytelling Young musicians from […]

Patrick Kavanagh Weekend 2019 Schedule

Friday 27th September 2019. 7.00pm: Reception & Entertainment Welcome and formal opening of the weekend? Oliver Callan,President Patrick Kavanagh Society. 8.00pm: Opening Address: ‘Baggot Street Days’ John Banville: Introduced by Brian Lynch 9.00pm: Annual Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Awards 2019 in association with the Patrick Kavanagh Society. Presided over by adjudicator Brian Lynch. Sponsored by Grant […]

Poetry Award Winners List 1971 – 2018

Poetry Award Winners List 1971 – 2018

The Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award is an Irish poetry award for a collection of poems by an author who has not previously been published in collected form. It is confined to poets born on the island of Ireland, or of Irish nationality, or a long-term resident of Ireland. It is based on an open competition […]

The Patrick Kavanagh Western Association presents &#...

The Patrick Kavanagh Western Association presents “Bluebells for Love” Patrick Kavanagh’s legacy and the women who influenced his life The Harbour Hotel, New Dock Street, Galway Friday July 26th at 7:30pm Tickets €12 – Prebook online:

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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