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, […]

Patrick Kavanagh Student Poetry Awards 2019.

The Winners, Runners-up and Highly Commended Students have now been notified. The results will be published on our website following the award ceremony on Sunday 29th September 2019. We take this opportunity to thank the students from the 32 counties of Ireland who submitted their work for the competition. The Adjudicator of the competition, Noel […]

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 […]

Deepest Sympathy – Death of Ann Kavanagh

It was with great sadness that the Patrick Kavanagh Centre learned yesterday of the death of Ann Kavanagh, wife of the late Dr. Peter Kavanagh. We wish to extend our deepest sympathy to her daughters Keelin and Caomh, her sons in-law, grandchildren and extended families. May she rest in peace.

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 […]

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Ireland’s Ancient East – The Story of Monaghan

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