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Patrick Kavanagh (1904 - 1967)
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Kavanagh was born on the 21st of October 1904, in the village of Inniskeen, Co. Monaghan, Ireland. His father was a shoemaker and had a small farm of land. At the age of thirteen Kavanagh became an apprentice shoemaker. He gave it up 15 months later, admitting that he didn't make one wearable pair of boots. For the next 20 years, Kavanagh would work on the family farm before moving to Dublin in 1939.

Kavanagh's writing resulted in the publication of some poems in a local newspaper in the ear..
Some of Patrick Kavanagh Poems
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A man is original when he speaks the truth that has always been known to all good men.
- Patrick Kavanagh
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