PATRICK KAVANAGH COMMEMORATION

7 December 2017 No Comments by The Northern Standard

“Homer’s ghost came whispering…”: Modern-day literary disciples of the great Inniskeen poet Patrick Kavanagh gathered at his graveside to pay homage on Thursday last as the 50th anniversary of his death was marked by a commemoration event organised jointly by Monaghan Co Council and the Patrick Kavanagh Resource Centre, and funded by Culture Ireland. Our photograph by Rory Geary shows Monaghan novelist Evelyn Conlon reading from Kavanagh’s work as Cork poet Theo Dorgan and Monaghan poet …

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