The finest verse, according to W.B. Yeats was one which filled the reader with the urge to read it out loud. Inspired by the oral tradition of the ancient Irish bards, he set out to keep his poetry clear of ‘every phrase written for eye’, leaving only what was ‘for the ear alone’. It is […]
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Thirteen harp-focused events will take place on the full moon every month in 2015
Listen to US cultural historian and poet, Professor William Irwin Thompson’s lecture on “The Poetry and Philosophy of W.B. Yeats”
Throughout the month of April there are a host of Yeats2015 events taking place Ireland, London and New York to celebrate Yeats during this, his national year of celebration. Galway Cúirt International Festival of Literature 21 April, 2015 In honour of the 150th anniversary of the birth of Yeats, Cúirt is opening the 2015 festival […]
Qatar University students translate “Aedh wishes for the Cloths of Heaven”
Part of the Yeats 2015 daily lunchtime reading at Hargadons, Sligo
From the hills above Glencar to under bare Ben Bulben’s head: join us for Part 2 of our tour of Yeats Country.
To celebrate Yeats2015 the Hyde Bridge Gallery in Sligo is giving its small works exhibition a Yeats focus.
From Humming Sea to Lake Water Lapping: join us for a tour of the landscape that inspired W.B. Yeats with Sligo-based writer Kate Winter.
Prize fund of €1,650 for Sligo County Council Yeats Landscape Photography Competition.