Second-level Students Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award 2017

Rules and Entry form now available. Closing date for entry Friday 26th May 2017

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Patrick Kavanagh Creative Writing Weekend Workshop 2017

19th – 20th August 2017 Director: John McKenna

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Annual Patrick Kavanagh Weekend & Poetry Awards 2017

Takes place on Friday 29th September – Sunday 1st October.

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AWARD WINNING POET, NOEL MONAHAN WILL DIRECT THE ANNUAL POETRY WRITING WORKSHOP AT THE PATRICK KAVANAGH CENTRE, INNISKEEN, CO. MONAGHAN  ON THE 24TH – 25TH JUNE 2017. Introduction: The Patrick Kavanagh Centre is the venue for this weekend of poetry workshops in which acclaimed poet, Noel Monahan will direct participants. The Centre which is dedicated […]

Francis Ledwidge Creative Writing Award


To commemorate the Francis Ledwidge Centenary 1917 – 2017, Meath County Council Cultural Services are pleased to announce the establishment of the Francis Ledwidge Creative Writing Award. This award is open to practitioners of all creative writing genres on the island of Ireland over 18 years of age. Francis Ledwidge Creative Writing Award 2017

Tribute Concert in Memory of Gene Carroll


Patrick Kavanagh Student Poetry Awards – 2...


Attention: Principal & Teachers of English Last year’s competition was an outstanding success. We had entries from all counties. The Kavanagh Centre would like to thank your school for taking part and look forward to this year’s competition. Please note that no student may enter more than one poem. As a guideline, we would recommend […]

The Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award


The Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award Closing date for entries Friday 28th July 2017 The Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award for a first unpublished collection of poems in English is open to poets, born in the island of Ireland, or of Irish nationality, or long term resident in Ireland.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 its 46th year. […]

Annual Inniskeen Road July Evening


July 15th -16th Inniskeen Road July Evening Festival 2017

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Patrick Kavanagh Centre

Tours can be arranged at anytime by prior appointment

For information and booking phone 042 937 8560

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