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KateElling: “On Raglan Road on an autumn day I met her first and knew That her dark hair would weave a snare that I might one day rue” On Raglan Road by Patrick Kavanagh

jo8ecphsw9gaitu: On the stem of memory imaginations blossom. - Patrick Kavanagh StPatricksDay

ParishDMartyrs: Worth a read: Advent by Patrick Kavanagh

tait_clodagh: Looking for a poem I vaguely remember about a person who had 'the gift of praise' - ie a gift of seeing the praiseworthy things in others. Possibly by Patrick Kavanagh? Or another Irish poet? Anyone have any ideas?! Thanks.

Is260Zion: On the stem of memory imaginations blossom. - Patrick Kavanagh StPatricksDay

McKelveyHouston: Advent Carols in Armagh +In the media When taking a stand has a point - Daily Telegraph Editorial comment +Webinars, music, resources, broadcasts, and books A resource for Advent +Poem for today Epic by Patrick Kavanagh [

WFUPress: “All Kavanagh’s gifts are on display,” as Paul Muldoon writes in his introduction to this new selection of 40 poems spanning 30 years of Patrick Kavanagh’s career. New today from WFU Press!

ruths_portraits: 2022 has been a waxwing year in my studio! Waxwings were by far the most requested ornament and they feature on my Christmas cards too! Ref: Patrick Kavanagh

TonyMcAtamney: We were really spoiled in A Level English Literature in Ireland studying Patrick Kavanagh and Seamus Heaney.

theirishfor: Yassified Patrick Kavanagh, Flann O'Brien, and Brendan Behan.

IrishCentral: The music bundle prize includes a Patrick Kavanagh poetry album, folk music from Celtic Folkweave, and much more!

ezedozitt21: “What appears in newspapers is often new but seldom true.” – Patrick Kavanagh (an Irish poet)

robert_macnabb: “What appears in newspapers is often new but seldom true.” – Patrick Kavanagh (an Irish poet)

jheckbert: “What appears in newspapers is often new but seldom true.” – Patrick Kavanagh

joseperezMBA: “What appears in newspapers is often new but seldom true.” – Patrick Kavanagh (an Irish poet)

EdnChina: “What appears in newspapers is often new but seldom true.” – Patrick Kavanagh (an Irish poet)

baljinder7bassi: “What appears in newspapers is often new but seldom true.” – Patrick Kavanagh (an Irish poet)

19pathfinder46: “What appears in newspapers is often new but seldom true.” – Patrick Kavanagh (an Irish poet)

AurelianCrinta: “What appears in newspapers is often new but seldom true.” – Patrick Kavanagh (an Irish poet)

macbeestje: “What appears in newspapers is often new but seldom true.” – Patrick Kavanagh (an Irish poet)

ireland: Gerard Harrington Joseph Howell Mary Margaret Hurt Gerald Paul James Joseph Jennings William Kane Brian Mary Kavanagh Marian Ann Keating Oliver Keegan Hugh Francis Kelly Denis Kenny Michael Kenny Brian Robert Kinsella Lazerian Lawson Patrick Leahy Patrick Lennon Andrew Lynch

The_PBS: Another star item among our ebay lots this weekend is this first edition of the first novel of one of Ireland's greatest literary voices of the 20th century. From 1938, The Green Fool by Patrick Kavanagh, which landed its author in libel court and fist fights!

dromahairfc: Dromahair Fc 6 Calry Bohs 5 Cracking game of football last night ,our U13s boys ran out 6-5 winners against a tough Calry BOHS team..3 goals for Jake Kavanagh, Ronan Kearns with 1, Lee Manama with 1 and a fantastic header by Patrick Sweeney

johnstonglenn: This photo of Patrick Kavanagh by Evelyn Hofer appeared in Dublin: A Portrait. It was published in 1967, the year he died.

SPIndian500: 0A man is original when he speaks the truth that has always been known to all good men................ - Patrick Kavanagh................ AUDIENCE WITH SHIV THAKARE

bernardtjoy: On Grafton Street in November we tripped lightly along the ledge Of the deep ravine where can be seen the worth of passion's pledge, The Queen of Hearts still making tarts and I not making hay O I loved too much and by such and such is happiness thrown away —Patrick Kavanagh

SJSwords: This is beautiful! Patrick Kavanagh ‘Almost Everything…’

JedPumblechook: Champion jockey Rachel Blackmore reads Patrick Kavanagh's 'Pegasus' as part of a collaborative celebration of his work.

toffa1000: to be a poet and not know the trade, to be a lover and repel all women; twin ironies by which great saints are made, the agonising pincer-jaws of Heaven. patrick kavanagh

McKelveyHouston: Church News Ireland - November 7 +Webinars, music, resources, broadcasts, and books Ulster hymn writers the Gettys win top US gospel album award +Poem for today Free Soul by Patrick Kavanagh [

rehman_fazulur: On the stem of memory imaginations blossom. - Patrick Kavanagh StPatricksDay

SPIndian500: A man is original when he speaks the truth that has always been known to all good men. - Patrick Kavanagh.. BLOCKBUSTER CAPTAIN ABDU

jamesrogersie: SUBS: 30 Jack Lemoignan 3 Ciaran Coll 6 Mark Connolly 9 Jamie McGonigle 10 Patrick McEleney 14 Will Patching 21 Declan Glass 22 Jordan McEneff 29 Cian Kavanagh

eiremongoose: "Among your earthiest words, the angels stray..." ~Patrick Kavanagh

ruairc1978: Patrick Kavanagh wrote 'Raglan Road' one of the most beautiful songs ever written..he also took a big old drunken piss against a wall on the first Bloomsday and that always amuses me

FcKeelby: Highlights from today's crazy County Cup Fixture. Positives were a worldy from Tobi Patrick, Coby Kavanagh back on the scoresheet, 17 yo Alfie Snell making a superb debut & we're into the last 16 ⚽️

travelimages: Leafy Banks and Green Waters of the Grand Canal, Dublin:

matthewjorda: From Colm Toibin's piece on JohnMcGahern: "He wanted to talk about ones who still mattered to him, including early Joyce, Proust, Yeats, Rilke, some Forrest Reid, Patrick Kavanagh, Philip Larkin (‘His work will outwear his own time and all its fashionable gases,’)...

martinmcneely: And it’s good night from Patrick Kavanagh

mariecurieuk: "O commemorate me with no hero - courageous Tomb – just a canal-bank seat for the passer-by." Irish poet Patrick Kavanagh, used to love sitting by the Grand Canal in Dublin and admiring nature. He wanted to be commemorated by a bench so others could enjoy the place he loved.

SPIndian500: 0A man is original when he speaks the truth that has always been known to all good men. - Patrick Kavanagh SHER DIL SHIV THAKARE

irishnumberones: Supplementary factoid: Dido's O'Malley connection means she is related by marriage to Dr Hilda Moriarty, wife of Dessie O'Malley's uncle Donogh and Patrick Kavanagh's inspiration for the words to 'On Raglan Road':

SPIndian500: A man is original when he speaks the truth that has always been known to all good men. - Patrick Kavanagh JANTA LOVES SHIV THAKARE

SPIndian500: JANTA LOVES SHIV THAKARE A man is original when he speaks the truth that has always been known to all good men. - Patrick Kavanagh

DanMulhall: O unworn world enrapture me, encapture me in a web Of fabulous grass .. .. give me ad lib To pray unselfconsciously with overflowing speech For this soul needs to be honoured with a new dress woven From green & blue things & arguments that cannot be proven. Patrick Kavanagh

mandyclanty: was hoping someone would call out that this is in fact the irish poet, patrick kavanagh

Rowan_No: Disclaimer that, while I have studied portions of this epic up to undergrad level, I'm just here to shitpost. Also I'm reading E.V. Rieu's translation because Patrick Kavanagh and my high school classics teacher got me attached to Rieu. That and I can't get into Fagles.

tomas_foolery_: I dont think any Irish writer until Patrick Kavanagh was capable of challenging this saccharine/ poor craythur view of rural social life. Maybe Máirtín Ó Cadhain's realist perspective in Cré na Cille is Kavanagh's only rival.

tomas_foolery_: Someone once described Patrick Kavanagh as "anti Gaelic Revival" which is probably the nearest pigeonhole he might fit into

GlennCampbellSF: - I was delighted to meet one such relation last night. The event was really well attended and the talk by Mary Gillen on Rose Kavanagh was followed by an equally captivating presentation and talk by Dr Patrick Fitzgerald, who explored the history of Sesinore,

thebiscuitg: Cian Kavanagh makes his first start for Derry City on his seventh appearance. Patrick McEleney, Michael Duffy and Jamie McGonigle on the bench as Ruaidhri Higgins makes 5 changes...

markandersonrun: But then: Patrick Kavanagh, Robert Tressell, Virginia Woolf, John Clare, Doris Lessing... Christopher Marlowe and Byron if we're heading for a kebab and on somewhere.

DustinC74706412: Anthony Cronin on Patrick Kavanagh's quest for "a ghostly crown of laurel that only one man can wear."

eiremongoose: "I saw the danger, yet I passed along the enchanted way, And I said, let grief be a fallen leaf at the dawning of the day." ~Patrick Kavanagh

DTPCOLLINS: 'Epic' read by Patrick Kavanagh

craddockstown: Sat 22nd Oct Mens 18 Hole Fourball Better Ball Hamper Winners Patrick Kavanagh (11) David McDonald(20) 49Pts Runners /Up Mark Molloy (22) Dean Mc Mullen(31) 47Pts Third Peter Corrigan (19) David Levins (20) 46Pts

TUDUBLIBCITY: A man of few carefully crafted words. A poet's country: selected prose by Patrick Kavanagh is available in our catalogue

sephmurtagh: Patrick Kavanagh, born on this day in 1904. "I have what every poet hates in spite / of all the solemn talk of contemplation." Happy birthday, king.

RaglanRoadPub: We share our birthday with the man who wrote 'Raglan Road' the great poet Patrick Kavanagh! Lá Breithe Shona Duit!

IrishCentral: Patrick Kavanagh and The Dubliners frontman Luke Kelly came together to create one of Ireland's most beloved ballads, 'On Raglan Road.'

NathanFrancis__: Poems:

babybeatlefreak: 3/3 Also born on this day, Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772), Alfred Nobel (1833), Patrick Kavanagh (1904), Peter Graves (1911), Dizzy Gillespie (1917), Leonard Rossiter (1926), Derek Bell (Chieftains)(1935), Janet Ahlberg (1944) and Carrie Fisher (1956).

BaltimoreParade: 21 Oct 1904, Inniskeen, Co. Monaghan: Patrick Kavanagh born. The poet may be best known today for his 1946 poem On Raglan Road, which was adapted as the lyrics for a highly popular song.

BaltimoreParade: Here's an RTÉ online exhibition regarding Patrick Kavanagh's poem, On Raglan Road.

lorraineelizab6: Child do not go Into the dark places of the soul, For there the grey wolves whine, The lean grey wolves. I have been down Among the unholy ones who tear Beauty's white robe and clothe her In rags of prayer. Child there is light somewhere Under a star Patrick Kavanagh, To A Child

MathewJLyons: Happy birthday to the wonderful Patrick Kavanagh. His memoir The Green Fool is superb.

Book_Addict: Happy birthday to Irish writer and poet Patrick Kavanagh (October 21, 1904), author of the 1948 novel “Tarry Flynn“ et al.

Book_Addict: If Patrick Kavanagh had written nothing else besides his poem “Raglan Road”, it would have been enough.

johnstonglenn: Poet Patrick Kavanagh was born OTD in 1904. He observed "the first Bloomsday" with John Ryan, Anthony Cronin, Flann O'Brien and Tom Joyce in 1954.

divingforperils: Patrick Kavanagh was born on this day in 1904. Patrick Kavanagh. Sanctity. 1936.

johnstonglenn: And the God of imagination waking In a Mucker fog. Patrick Kavanagh was born in Mucker townland, County Monaghan on October 21 1904

visitwicklow: David McSavage, Ireland’s most divisive comedian, comes to The Hotspot Greystones. A Terrible Want!, is inspired by Patrick Kavanagh’s poem On Raglan Road. Love him or hate him, he sells out faster than you can say, 'The Savage Eye' ! Tickets -

RuaidhriMag: Every old man I see In October-coloured weather Seems to say to me "I was once your father." -Patrick Kavanagh

OrlaMurphy1: Well now this is a bit of inspiration for anyone who ever came from or found themselves living ‘nowhere’ : Jessie Buckley reads Patrick Kavanagh's Epic

JohnMoynes: I can't prove it definitively but I'm fairly certain that Patrick Kavanagh's Advent is about Adrian Chiles. Good thing I'm not doing my Leaving Cert this year.

jeremydepots: 'But, I trained in the slum pubs of Dublin among the most offensive class of all, the artisans!' - Patrick Kavanagh

kilcockgolfclub: ❗️ ❗️ Hole in One Alert❗️ ❗️ Congratulations to Patrick Kavanagh who had a hole in one on our 7th hole yesterday during our singles stableford competition. It's not Pat's first time either!. Back in 2010 he achieved the same feat on the 11th hole. Well done again Pat

FOSFCanada: Here we are on a fine Sunday - a great day to listen to Gerry's podcast. Listening to "Cresslough | Same old Story | Patrick Kavanagh" at

HighlandNews: Patrick McEleney & Brandon Kavanagh on Derry City’s FAI Cup semi final victory

IrishLitTimes: Michael D. Higgins Reads Patrick Kavanagh's Stony Grey Soil

GerryAdamsSF: Jeffery should be in an Executive. Instead it seems he is looking to an Assembly election to restore the DUPs fortunes & reassert unionist dominance. Mission Impossible my friend. We are all in this together. The days of unionist domination are over.

JosieHastings5: Raglan Road, such a beautiful poem by Patrick Kavanagh and sang by Luke Kelly. The priest sang this at my wedding ❤

JohnGrugan: 'On Raglan Road on an autumn day I met her first and knew; That her dark hair would weave a snare that I might one day rue; I saw the danger, yet I walked along the enchanted way; And I said, let grief be a fallen leaf at the dawning of the day' Patrick Kavanagh (On Raglan Road)

IrishLitTimes: Patrick Kavanagh's Memory Of My Father read By Liam Neeson

IrishLitTimes: Mirrors Everything I look upon I make A mirror of Wherein to see my soul in all its seasons. A tree, a woman, a flower, Are nothing of themselves. Only when these Throw back the image of my Egoist I love them, call them pretty-pretty names. -Patrick Kavanagh

IrishLitTimes: “On the stem of memory imaginations blossom.” Patrick Kavanagh

IrishLitTimes: "...Silence, silence. The story is done. He stands in the doorway of his house A ragged sculpture of the wind, October creaks the rotted mattress, The bedposts fall. No hope. No lust. The hungry fiend Screams the apocalypse of clay In every corner of this land." Patrick Kavanagh

121reggae: P. J. Kavanagh, English poet, died at 84 Dead. Patrick Joseph Kavanagh, born January 6, 1931 and died on

TCDEnglish: Warm Congratulations to Ben Keatinge on receiving the Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award for his collection 'The Wireless Station'! Details below:

CladdaghRecords: OUT NOW: The animated music video for Jessie Buckley's reading of Patrick Kavanagh's poem 'EPIC' Animated by Cian Hughes and Barbara Oliveira as part of the album 'Almost Everything...' Watch below:

HEARTROYALS: patrick kavanagh ur driving me up the wall

HEARTROYALS: calculus and patrick kavanagh my evening has been nothing but pain and suffering

HEARTROYALS: anyway it's based on patrick kavanagh and i would rather scalp myself

sethwieck: Homer’s ghost came whispering to my mind. He said: I made the Iliad from such A local row… - Patrick Kavanagh

PunLovinLad: I feel like I should share the information that Patrick Kavanagh once hit on Shane MacGowan's mother.

Orbit907Music: Now playing: Patrick Kavanagh, Autobiographical Prose (Remastered 2022)

Ailser: Let’s hope we are long past the days when the stony grey soil of arts investment burgled our bank of artists.

HarryWatson63: 'Innocence' by Patrick Kavanagh They laughed at one I loved- The triangular hill that hung Under the Big Forth. They said That I was bounded by the whitethorn hedges Of the little farm and did not know the world....

Independent_ie: Sarah Carey: Sad life of Patrick Kavanagh an enduring lesson in why Government must always support the arts

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