Poetry in Motion, WB Yeats on the Dart & Irish Rail

Iarnród Éireann partnered with Yeats2015, displaying some of Yeats’ best known and some lesser known poetry on DART trains for the month of June and…

'Dance Like a Wave of the Sea' WB Yeats in Shanghai

A Yeats2015 exhibition commenced On the Metro in Shanghai, running from 31 October-18 December organised by the Consul General in partnership with the…
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Boston College digitizes Manuscript of Early Yeats Play "Love and Death"

The John J. Burns Library at Boston College has digitized the five original notebooks, some of which contain loose-leaf inserted papers.The transcription…

Consulate General of Ireland, Atlanta, host Yeats Day Event

The Consulate General of Ireland, Atlanta, hosted an event to mark Yeats Day on Saturday 13 June at Emory University in Atlanta. Emory University is home…
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Poem for WB Yeats: by Hugh McCormack

The thoor of which there are real possibilities looming to known bounds -so many have gotten de-stabilised due to harrying as duress caught by defect…

To the Waters & The Wild - FREE Guided Tour of Sligo’s Wild Places

To the Waters & The Wild - A FREE Guided Tour of Sligo’s Wild Places Friday 22nd May 2015 9.30am – 16.30pm To celebrate International Biodiversity…
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New online film featuring Michael Gambon launched to celebrate Yeats2015

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…

W.B. Yeats Silver Collector Coin issued

The coin will be launched on 3 June 2015 and orders will be despatched shortly after the launch.

Knowing Yeats, Knowing Sligo

The life and times of WB Yeats through a writer's personal perspective.
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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…