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 […]

Review from The Furrow, November 2019

The Mystical Imagination of Patrick Kavanagh. A Buttonhole in Heaven? Una Agnew Dublin: Veritas ISBN 978-1-84730-882-5. This book is proof that tough love can be tender. What is meant here is that Una Agnew shows in this re-issue of a book that first appeared in 1998 that rigorous research and critical rigour do not prevent […]

‘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 >>


Nestled amidst the rolling drumlin hills of the border region lies a place called County Monaghan. We’ve given the world poets, artists, fighters, sportsmen, and much more. A son of Clones, Barry McGuigan, conquered the world of boxing with his fists. Inniskeen man Patrick Kavanagh dipped into his magic chest of words and weaved a […]

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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