Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Awards 2018

The closing date for entries is Friday 27th July 2018

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Patrick Kavanagh Weekend and Poetry Awards 2018

The 48th Patrick Kavanagh Weekend and Poetry Awards took place in Inniskeen.

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Upcoming Events 2018

Click here for the programme of events 2018.

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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 […]

Love’s Doorway to Life: An Alternative Biograp...

Patrick Kavanagh

Love’s Doorway to Life: An Alternative Biography of Patrick Kavanagh. Una Agnew and Art Agnew. Eist Audio Productions. 2017 ( Click here to read the full review >>

Creations from the Deep Blue Sea

Creative Arts Workshop in the Patrick Kavanagh Centre – Saturday 13th October

Remembering Patrick Kavanagh – 2018.

Patrick Kavanagh

Monaghan Association – Dublin, presents: Remembering Patrick Kavanagh – 2018. Celebrating 20 years Remembering Patrick Kavanagh in Dublin. Buswells Hotel, Dublin, Tuesday, 23rd October, 2018. Background: The presentation by Réamonn Ó’Donnchadha seeks to bring the wisdom of Kavanagh into the room, into the audience, individually and collectively, through the unadorned and uncontaminated words of his […]

Review of Chalk Dust by Noel Monahan


Noel Monaghan is a member of the Kavanagh Society and adjudicates the Student Poetry Awards for the Patrick Kavanagh Centre. Click on the link below of a review of his eighth collection of poetry, Chalk Dust by the Dublin Review of Books:  

The 48th Patrick Kavanagh Weekend and Poetry Awards

The 48th Patrick Kavanagh Weekend and Poetry Awards took place in Inniskeen last weekend. ‘Poetry is the breath of young life and the cry of elemental beings’ It was a success and if we highlight one particular event it is not a reflection on others. Oliver Callan, President of the Patrick Kavanagh Society gave an exhilarating […]

Opening Hours

logo1The Centre is closed for the winter season from Friday 14th December, 2018 and re-opens on Thursday 21st March 2019

Tours can be arranged at anytime by prior appointment

For information and booking phone 042 937 8560

Inniskeen Parish – Mass Times

Monday: 8pm
Tuesday: No Mass
Wednesday: 10am
Thursday: No Mass
Friday: 8pm
Saturday: 7.30pm
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