Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Awards 2018

The closing date for entries is Friday 27th July 2018

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Patrick Kavanagh Student Poetry Awards – 2018

The closing date for receipt of entries is Wednesday 30th May 2018 at 4 p.m.

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Upcoming Evnets 2018

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Events Celebrating Patrick Kavanagh’s 50th Annivers...

Events Celebrating Patrick Kavanagh’s 50th Anniversary.

11th March – The Western Association Galway – ‘O Commemorate me in 50’. Homage  to Patrick Kavanagh in Music, Song & Poetry at the Mick Lally Theatre, Druid Lane. Devised by Ger Considine. 6th July – ‘Raising Hearts not Eyebrows’ – a dramatic monologue on Patrick Kavanagh’s early life. Performed in Lisburn and Leighlin Bridge […]

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 […]

Homage to Patrick Kavanagh by Hugh McFadden

Homage to Patrick Kavanagh by Hugh McFadden

“Once more I went down by the River Fane again, on a sunny summer’s day, below the old stone bridge at Inniskeen, following the Patrick Kavanagh way and I sat by the flowing brown river, watching it flow, eleven years after my first visit one day in September in the year two-thousand and four, for […]

Patrick Kavanagh 50th Anniversary

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We had a memorable day in Inniskeen on Thursday. A dull morning lifted before noon and the crowds in the graveyard had a wonderful dry experience. Art Agnew asked that the poems from the nine readers would be received in silence in deference to the sacred place where so many people were resting in peace. […]

50th Anniversary of Patrick Kavanagh’s death

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The Patrick Kavanagh Centre & Monaghan County Council present a graveside tribute to poet and writer Patrick Kavanagh featuring a number of well known poets and writers from across county Monaghan and beyond. Patrick Kavanagh was born in County Monaghan in 1904. He died on 30th November 1967, and is buried at the former St. […]

Remembering Patrick Kavanagh – 2017

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Monaghan Association – Dublin, presents: Remembering Patrick Kavanagh – 2017. Commemorating 50 years since his death on 30th Nov. 1967. Buswells Hotel, Dublin, Tuesday, 24th October, 2017. Background: 1. Patrick Kavanagh’s epic poem The Great Hunger was written while he lived in 122, Morehampton Rd. in Oct. 1941 and was first published in Horizon Magazine […]

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

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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.
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