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ANNUAL PATRICK KAVANAGH WEEKEND & POETRY AWARDS

29
Sep
2017

29 September 2017 00:00 - 01 October 2017 00:00

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The Patrick Kavanagh Centre



ANNUAL PATRICK KAVANAGH WEEKEND & POETRY AWARDS

ANNUAL PATRICK KAVANAGH WEEKEND & POETRY AWARDS

The Annual Patrick Kavanagh Weekend is a celebration of the life and work of Patrick Kavanagh, Ireland’s best loved poet. This event has established itself as one of Ireland’s most enjoyable cultural weekends. Taking its cue from Kavanagh himself, who was always engaged with aspects of Irish society and culture in its broadest meaning. In short it is a feast of Lectures, Poetry Readings, Music, Drama, Storytelling and lots of undiluted Inniskeen craic in the poet’s native village of Inniskeen.

The Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award for a first unpublished collection of poems in English is opend to poets, born in the island of Ireland, or of Irish nationality, or long term resident in Ireland.

The award is now in it's 46th year. Previous winners include Eilean Ni Chulleanain, Paul Durcan, Thomas McCarthy, Peter Sirr, Sinead Morrissey, Conor O'Callaghan, Ceile de Freine and Joseph Woods.

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

Closing date for entries has been extended to Friday 11 August 2017.

Award will be presented on the evening of Friday 29 September 2017 at the opening of the Annual Patrick Kavanagh Weekend in Inniskeen. Rules and entry form are available on our website www.patrickkavanaghcountry.com or from the Patrick Kavanagh Centre - Tel. 00353 (0) 42 9378560. Fax 00353 (0) 42 9378855

For further information contact:

Tel. 042 9378560

Email: infoatpkc@eircom.net Website: www.patrickkavanaghcountry.com






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