Nick Purdy

The world pauses to pay tribute to Ireland’s ‘national poet’ William Butler Yeats for his 150th Birthday Celebrations

The 150th birthday of one of Ireland’s greatest literary figures, Nobel prize winning poet William Butler Yeats, will be celebrated globally on June…

Winners of St. Angela’s College ‘Creative Yeats’ National Competition Announced

St Angela’s College, will be awarding winners of an exciting national competition for secondary school students as part of the Yeats 2015 celebrations…
Joanna Lumley

Yeats Day 2015 - Top 10 Things To Do

“There are no strangers, only friends you have not met yet.” The poet W.B. Yeats spent many of his childhood summer holidays in County Sligo, and…
Thoor Ballylee

Thoor Ballylee Opens for Yeats’ 150th Birthday

The Yeats Thoor Ballylee Society is delighted to announce that Thoor Ballylee will open as promised for Yeats 150th birthday celebration on Saturday 13th…
Yeats RTE

The 150th anniversary of the birth of William Butler Yeats on RTÉ

As Ireland prepares to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of the Nobel Prize-winning poet William Butler Yeats on June 13th, RTÉ has announced…
Yeats Schoolchildren

Hawk's Well Theatre Children’s Poet of the Year Competition 2015

The Hawk’s Well Theatre celebrates and fosters the importance of poetry with two annual competitions. Our iYeats poetry competition is open to those…
Thoor Ballylee

Thoor Ballylee Auction this Sunday

On Sunday May 31st 2015 the Yeats Thoor Ballylee Society will hold a development fundraising evening at Thoor Ballylee Gort, Co. Galway in the former…
yeats

Creative Yeats Competition Winners

The Access Schools Programme at St Angela’s College, in conjunction with Yeats 2015, organised a competition for secondary school students, Creative…
Yeats Day

Yeats Day Events in Sligo - Yeats2015

The highlight of the Yeats2015 calendar: Yeats Day will be celebrated across Sligo this June, which will be 150 years since the poet’s birth on June…
Prince Charles Yeats

WB Yeats Rose presented to their Royal Highnesses Charles and Camilla at NUI Galway

Senator Susan O’Keeffe, Chair of Yeats2015 was delighted to make a special presentation to His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales and Her Royal Highness,…