Innisfree

New Yeats2015 Video Showcases Stunning Sligo

Today we launch a new video to mark the end of the hugely successful Yeats2015 celebrations.   Be prepared to be enchanted as WB Yeats recites ‘The…

Carlos Museum of Emory University Yeats Celebration

June 13th of 2015 marked the 150th anniversary of the birthday of W.B. Yeats. In honor of that occasion, the Yeats Foundation and the Irish Consulate…
roisin cure

Yeats’ Tower, Thoor Ballylee, Re-Opens Amid 150th Birthday Celebrations

Read about the re-opening of Thoor Ballylee by artist and spectator Róisín Curé. “Everything is so beautiful that to go elsewhere is to leave beauty…
Damien Dempsey

Damien Dempsey records Yeats2015 song for Dublin2020

Award-winning Dublin musician Damien Dempsey will be recording a music video and new song this Friday in Dublin locations that are close to his heart,…
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…
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…
Yeats Day Share

Share a Yeats Poem for Yeats Day

For Yeats Day 2015 we’re on a mission to make Yeats poetry inescapable and irresistible, and invite everyone to get involved! Help us to flood Facebook,…