News from Inniskeen
Excitement is building for Countryfest 2016, with many people from Newry & Mourne expected to make the journey to the expansive grounds of Inniskeen's Pairc Grattan in south Monaghan. cf16 The country music festival, which takes place on 29th April ...
Excitement builds for Countryfest 2016
'I'm sure Mr Kevany will feel warmer in his grave now. He left Inniskeen somewhat in disgrace, but it's time now to mend the links between Monaghan and Tullamore and celebrate the precious legacies left by the Kavanagh/Kevany families,' said Una.
Time to rebuild links
He had gone to Inniskeen from his native Sligo as a schoolteacher. And he might well have settled there, especially after falling for a local woman named Nancy Callan. Alas, the pregnancy that would produce the future poet's father had not been ...
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His grandfather Patrick Kevany had been banished, charged with “immoral living”, from a teaching position at Kednaminsha School in Inniskeen, Co Monaghan, in 1855 and told he would never again be employed by the Board of Education. It was a cruel ...
Una Agnew: Patrick Kavanagh&#39;s family secrets
Antoinette Quinn lived in Barronstown, Co Louth until she was six, when the family moved to her father's family home in Inniskeen. She was the eldest of seven children of Tom Quinn, a national school teacher, and Magdalene Cusack. She attended ...
Trinity academic and biographer of Patrick Kavanagh
Born near Ardee, Quinn moved the few miles north to Kavanagh's Inniskeen early in life. And she later made the study of his poems a speciality. Her 1991 book Patrick Kavanagh – Born Again Romantic is probably the definitive critical work on the subject.
Poet Cornered: An Irishman&#39;s Diary about Antoinette Quinn
Photos from Inniskeen
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Mullaharlin Road (South), Heynestown
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