Entries by Yeats Website 2015

Yeats Day Programme Launch

This year’s the Yeats Day festival will be for four days and is a key event of the Yeats2015 celebrations. Over 50 events will take place in Sligo between Thursday June 11th and Sunday, June 14th. Minister of Arts, Heritage & the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys officially launched the programme of events for Yeats Day in […]

Yeats Society Poetry Competition

Yeats Society Poetry Competition in memory of the late Seamus Heaney. At the 2014 Yeats International Summer School, the Yeats Society Poetry Competition in memory of the late Seamus Heaney was announced. The Judge for this competition is Paula Meehan, Ireland’s Professor of Poetry. The Yeats Society is now accepting entries for the 2015 awards. The closing […]

My Yeatsian Year- A Patti Smith encounter in Sligo

Patti Smith came to Sligo in 2006 and a young Erin Fox was there to meet her. Now, in advance of her return to Ireland during Yeats 2015, Erin recounts that visit to Sligo almost 10 years ago. This is the fourth in a series of Yeats2015 stories which will be published weekly in 2015. 2015 is […]