Apocalypse of Clay – Study of The Great Hunger


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Apocalypse of Clay illuminates Kavanagh’s prophetic insights in this bleak poem The Great Hunger, his diagnosis of an emotional malaise at the heart of Irish society itself, which in innocence was disregarded but which would give rise to abuses in Church, society and family that would only come to light two generations later.

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Patrick Kavanagh Centre

The Patrick Kavanagh Centre preserves, interprets, and celebrates the life and works of Patrick Kavanagh and the surrounding environment through collections, exhibitions, research and events that embrace the area’s evolution and spirit.

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