The Magic Within: Yeats Amongst Schoolchildren as part of Yeats2015

The Magic Within, a key publication as part of Yeats2015, was launched today, Tuesday 29th September, by Minister Jan O Sullivan, TD, in Leinster House.…
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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…
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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,…

Yeats2015 April Events in Ireland, London & New York

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…
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The Making of the Yeats book for President Obama

President Barack Obama celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with some very special Yeatsian gifts.

President Obama receives special WB Yeats gifts

How Yeats2015 was celebrated at the White House
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WB Yeats goes global for St Patrick’s Day

From Sao Paolo to Sligo, from Moscow to London, WB Yeats is being celebrated across the world for St Patrick's Day.

WB Yeats goes Underground to celebrate his birthday

WB Yeats goes Underground to celebrate his birthday

Yeats2015 events get underway in Galway

A number of events are coming up celebrating Yeats and his connection to Galway.

Yeats Among Schoolchildren

A competition to inspire art by poetry in every national school classroom across Ireland.