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:

‘Raglan Road’ recently been chosen as Ir...

We’re delighted that ‘Raglan Road’ has recently been chosen as Ireland’s favourite folk song. So many visitors ask to sing it and it’s lovely to see what it means to people. Thanks to all who voted and to Oliver Callan for championing the song. See full article on here:



Saturday 13th – Sunday 14th July 2019. Patrick Kavanagh’s work is rooted in his native Inniskeen landscape. Working on the family farm in 1930’s/1940’s Inniskeen, witnessing daily the miracle of creation, Kavanagh began to write of his experiences and became the ‘authentic voice of the Irish country poor. Since his death in 1967, the growing […]

Opening Hours

logo1Due to refurbishment works at the Patrick Kavanagh Centre, the exhibition will be closed until further notice.

Tours can be arranged at anytime by prior appointment

For information and booking phone:
042 937 8560 / 087 171 0592 / 087 987 3431

Inniskeen Parish – Mass Times

Monday: 8pm
Tuesday: No Mass
Wednesday: 10am
Thursday: No Mass
Friday: 8pm
Saturday: 6pm
Sunday: 10am
Fr. Martin Treanor. P.P. - Tel. 042 9378105

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