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Patrick Kavanagh Literary Resource Centre


Patrick Kavanagh Centre Inniskeen Monaghan

Permanent exhibition dedicated to the life and work of Patrick Kavanagh, featuring a 60 seat audio - visual theatre and a research library. Also on view are twelve specially commissioned paintings illustrating Kavanagh's epic poem ' The Great Hunger ', a miniature model depicting Kavanagh's classic, ' A Christmas Childhood ', Kavanagh's death mask and other memorabilia associated with the poet. 

The special feature of the Patrick Kavanagh Centre is the unique performance tour of Kavanagh Country, which takes in many local sites immortalised by Innishkeen's most famous son, with anecdotes, historical facts, wild rumours and even the odd poem along the way. The tour rounds off back at the Centre with half-hour one-man show by Inniskeen actor,Gene Carroll, advance booking advised.

Opening Hours

Tuesday - Friday, 11am - 4.30pm

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