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 […]
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Film highlights Sligo and its connection with Nobel Prize-winning poet WB Yeats to potential visitors around the world. A new online film, specially created to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of WB Yeats, was unveiled at the launch of the Yeats Day programme for 2015. Tourism Ireland supported the production of the short […]
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 […]
The coin will be launched on 3 June 2015 and orders will be despatched shortly after the launch.
The life and times of WB Yeats through a writer’s personal perspective.
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 […]
We’ve found out some things you may not have known about WB.
Four-day festival to take place in various venues throughout Sligo this June
Design concept entitled ‘Square Moon’ has been selected as the overall winner of the Yeats 2015 Architectural Competition.
Yeats Scholarship launched by the University of Sao Paolo, Brazil and the University of Limerick