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 […]

Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award 2016

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The results are now in and the winner and runners-up have been notified. We take this opportunity to thank all who entered.

Inniskeen Road – July Evening with a 1916 perspectiv...

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‘Is there more’? The astonished woman from Liverpool asked when the re-enactments from Patrick Kavanagh’s ‘Green Fool’ concluded at Lennon’s. Larry McDermott assured her there was ‘much more’. He proceeded to lead the happy hundreds down to Mucker, to Kavanagh’s home where Owen Joe McGahon played the melodeon ‘outside at our gate’. There were no […]

President Obama’s Eulogy in Honour of Beau Bid...

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Remarks by the President in Eulogy in Honour of Beau Biden – June 6th 2015 THE PRESIDENT: “A man,” wrote an Irish poet, “is original when he speaks the truth that has always been known to all good men.” Beau Biden was an original. He was a good man. A man of character. A man who […]

National Poetry Day at the Patrick Kavanagh Centre

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National Poetry Day at the Patrick Kavanagh Centre, Thursday 28th April 2016 To mark National Poetry Day, children from Inniskeen’s two local Primary Schools; St. Daig’s and St. Cholmchille’s Blackstaff participated in Poetry Writing Workshops, facilitated by the poet, Frank Galligan. The workshops were sponsored by Poetry Ireland as part of their National Poetry Day […]

‘Peacekeeper’ by Michael J. Whelan

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‘Peacekeeper’ the debut poetry collection by Michael J. Whelan

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

logo1Patrick Kavanagh Centre opening hours 2018:

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
Email: infoatpkc@eircom.net

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.
The Story of Monaghan Itinerary - PDF

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