Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Awards 2016 –...


Patrick Cunningham, Dunboyne, Co. Meath. Amanda Bell, Rathmines, Dublin 6. Maureen Boyle, Warn Parade, Belfast. Nuala Roche, Kilkenny, Co. Kilkenny. James Finnegan, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal. Larry Stapleton, Mulgannon, Wexford, John D. Kelly, Newtownbutler, Co. Fermanagh. Jackie Gorman, Athlone, Co. Westmeath. Moya Roddy, Roscahill, Galway. Colette Colfer, Waterford City. A. M. Cousins, Pineridge, Wexford. Jennifer Matthews, […]



Friday 30th September – Sunday 2nd October 2016 Friday 30th September 2016. 7.30pm: Reception & Entertainment Ceoltoir: Patrick Martin. 8.00pm: Keynote Address: ‘HOWL ON: A WHITER SHADE OF SHANCODUFF’ Patrick Kavanagh on the brink of Psychedelia.’ Pat McCabe. 9.00pm: Annual Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award. In association with the Patrick Kavanagh Society. Introduction by poet and […]



The closing date for entry to the Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award 2016 has been extended to Monday 15th August. Rules and Entry form are available on our website E-mail:    

PRESS RELEASE – Closing date for Pat...


PRESS RELEASE The Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award 2016. Closing date for entries Friday 29th July 2016. The Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award for a first unpublished collection of poems in English is open to poets, born in the island of Ireland, or of Irish nationality, or long term resident in Ireland. The award is now in […]

Annual Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award 2016


Competition rules for Annual Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award 2016 Download PDF Document Download Word Document Annual Patrick Kavanagh Weekend & Poetry Awards Programme pdf >>

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