Six Week Course on the Life and Work of Patrick Kavanagh by Dr Una Agnew
Patrick Kavanagh Centre in conjunction with Carrickmacross Library will run a six week course on the life and work of beloved poet Patrick Kavanagh. The course will be delivered by Dr Una Agnew, author of ‘A Buttonhole in Heaven: The Mystical Imagination of Patrick Kavanagh’. Probably the leading expert on the poet and his life Dr Agnew along with her brother Art, has also produced an audio biography of Patrick Kavanagh called ‘Love’s Doorway to Life: An Alternative Biography of Patrick Kavanagh.’
This is a wonderful and unique learning opportunity for anyone with an interest in Patrick Kavanagh or indeed life in Monaghan & Ireland in the 20th Century.
A Comprehensive Course on the Poet Patrick Kavanagh 1904-1967
SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2023 @ CARRICKMACROSS LIBRARY
By author and lecturer Dr Una Agnew SSL
Talks from 7pm – 8pm
Admission FREE, Booking Essential
For more information and to book a place contact the Patrick Kavanagh Centre 042 9378560 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Wed Sept 13th
“I dabbled in poetry and discovered it was my life”
Kavanagh of the whitethorn hedges of Monaghan.
Wed Sept 20th
Kavanagh’s “Genealogical Rosary”
A Romantic Story of the poet’s background.
Wed Sept 27th
Kavanagh’s Exile in Dublin
“On the stem of memory imaginations blossom.”
Wed Oct 4th
The Women in Kavanagh’s Life
“Surely my God is Feminine.”
Wed Oct 11th
Title: Kavanagh’s Mid-life crisis- Audit and Recovery “Nineteen-fifty-four hold on!”
Wed Oct 18th
Kavanagh rehearses his grand finale!
“It is October over all my life!”
He knew posterity has no use for anything but the soul.