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Patrick Kavanagh Centre
Inniskeen, Co. Monaghan
Family friendly
Rainy days
Free car parking
Discover the life and works of Patrick Kavanagh, one of Ireland's greatest ever poets, at the Patrick Kavanagh Centre in his hometown of Inniskeen in County Monaghan.

Visit the Patrick Kavanagh Centre in County Monaghan and see informative exhibits and immersive displays honouring the poet's life, his writing, and continuing legacy. Patrick Kavanagh's poetry explores themes of love, beauty, nature and faith that are timeless and resonate in the hearts of readers of all ages.

Visit the modern exhibition and performance space to see the latest in a long line of local performers and talented visiting acts, as well as events celebrating the life and poems of Patrick Kavanagh.

Take the Kavanagh Trail and follow in the poet’s footsteps down winding lanes, through triangular fields and between the whitethorn hedges of Monaghan. A guided tour of these local sites immortalised in Kavanagh's writing is available and must be booked in advance.

Why we like it
  • Discover the life and works of the great poet, Patrick Kavanagh.
  • See a show in the modern performance space.
  • Explore the Kavanagh Trail and see the area that inspired his poems.
Tips from locals

While in the area, visit the local craft brewery, Brehon Brewhouse. It is just a 5 minute drive away.

Contact details
Lacklom, Inniskeen, Co. Monaghan, A91 KT20, Ireland
Visit duration

We recommend planning to spend 1 to 2 hours here.

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