Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Awards 2019

The Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award for a first unpublished collection of poems in English is open to poets

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Patrick Kavanagh Society

The winner of this year’s award will receive €1,000

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Upcoming Events 2019

Click here for the programme of events 2019.

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Irish Times feature on the ‘Lea Green DownR...

Irish Times feature on the ‘Lea Green Down’

This November, Offaly poet Connie Roberts read her poem My People at the Boston College Conference, Towards Transitional Justice. Roberts spent her childhood in various institutions, experiences she wrote into poems which subsequently won her The Patrick Kavanagh Award (2010) with her debut collection, Little Witness (Arlen House). Although a fellow Offaly woman, it wasn’t […]

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Patrick Kavanagh Centre – Calander of events 2...

March, Thursday 21st: World Poetry Day May (date to be confirmed): Annual Poetry Writing Workshop May, Friday 24th: Closing date for entry to Patrick Kavanagh Student Poetry Awards 2019. June (date to be confirmed): Annual Creative Writing Workshop. July, Saturday 13th- Sunday 14th: Inniskeen Road July Evening Festival July, Friday 26th 2019: Closing date for […]

The Ring of Gullion- An Area Steeped in History R...

Newry Mourne and Down District Council and the Ring of Gullion Partnership as part of their Winter Solstice Festival is hosting a number of enlightening lectures on the major events which has shaped the landscape and culture of the area over the years. We have secured a number of prestigious local and national speakers to […]

‘Tractography’: Collection of poetry fro...

The Irish poet and neuroscientist Laurence O’Dwyer launched his debut collection. The Irish poet and neuroscientist Laurence O’Dwyer launched his debut collection, Tractography at Keats House in London on Thursday night, 25th October. An original kernel of poems from the collection received the Patrick Kavanagh Award for Poetry in 2016. The book received the Straid […]

Tribute to Bernard Loughlin

The Patrick Kavanagh Centre was saddened at the death of Bernard Loughlin in an accident in Catalonia, Spain. Bernard was Director of the Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annaghmakerrig for many years. During that time, he was closely involved with the Kavanagh Centre and was a driving force behind establishing Kavanagh’s Yearly – a weekend of […]

Opening Hours

logo1Due to refurbishment works at the Patrick Kavanagh Centre, the exhibition will be closed until further notice.

Tours can be arranged at anytime by prior appointment

For information and booking phone 042 937 8560 / 087 171 0592

Inniskeen Parish – Mass Times

Monday: 8pm
Tuesday: No Mass
Wednesday: 10am
Thursday: No Mass
Friday: 8pm
Saturday: 6pm
Sunday: 10am
Fr. Martin Treanor. P.P. - Tel. 042 9378105

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