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Yeats and Nature Art workshop at Coole Park

May 30, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

- Free
Coole Park

Visit Coole Park on Saturday May 30th for a Yeats and Nature Art workshop with Gordon D’Arcy.

Event starts at 3pm at the visitor centre. Booking not required

Coole Park, in the early 20th century, was the centre of the Irish Literary Revival. William Butler Yeats, George Bernard Shaw, John Millington Synge and Sean O’ Casey all came to experience its magic. They and many others carved their initials on the Autograph Tree, an old Copper beech still standing in the walled garden today.

At that time it was home to Lady Gregory, dramatist and folklorist. She is perhaps best known as a co-founder of the Abbey Theatre with others including Nobel prize-winning poet William Butler Yeats. The seven woods celebrated by W.B. Yeats are part of the many kilometres of nature trails taking in woods, river, turlough, bare limestone and Coole lake.

 

Visitor Information
Phone: 091 631804
Email: coolepark@ahg.gov.ie Website: www.coolepark.ie
Free admission

Opening Times: Nature Reserve open daily all year. 8am to 6pm in winter & 8am to 7.30pm in summer
Visitor Centre Opening times for 2015:
4th April to 31st May & 1st to 24th September: 10am to 5pm
1st June to 31st August: 10am to 6pm
Closed last weekend in September. At other times by prior arrangement only
Tearooms: Open daily Easter to late September
Saturday 30th   Yeats and Nature

Art workshop with Gordon D’Arcy

Details

Date:
May 30, 2015
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.coolepark.ie

Venue

Coole Park
Coole Nature Reserve
Gort, Galway Ireland
+ Google Map
Website:
http://www.coolepark.ie/

Details

Date:
May 30, 2015
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.coolepark.ie

Venue

Coole Park
Coole Nature Reserve
Gort, Galway Ireland
+ Google Map
Website:
http://www.coolepark.ie/