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January 2015

Yeats 150: Harp Festival of Moons

January 5, 2015 @ 12:00 am - December 25, 2015 @ 12:00 pm
Ireland

13 Harp focused events on the full moon of every month in 2015

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February 2015

Ottawa – Yeats Celebration & Exhibition

February 1, 2015 - April 18, 2015
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Free

The National Irish Canadian Cultural Centre was established to advance Irish culture in all its forms in Canada. An enthusiastic audience enjoyed a celebration of Yeats on the occasion of Saint Brigid’s Day at the Irish Canadian Centre for the Arts in Ottawa on Sunday 1 February. Readers of Yeats’ poetry included CBC Radio One presenter Alan Neal and Canadian poet David O’Meara, and local musicians included sean nos singer Ellen McIsaac. Visitors enjoyed the Department of Foreign Affairs Yeats exhibition.…

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A year of Yeats at The Model, Sligo

February 1, 2015 - May 16, 2015
The Model, The Mall
Sligo, Sligo Ireland
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The Occult, the Island, the Painter and the Poet: The Model comes alive with Yeats

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March 2015

Public tours: The Life and Work of William Butler Yeats at NLI

March 5, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Daily until March 12, 2015
National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street
Dublin, Ireland
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Free

Tours will take place on March 5th, April 2nd, May 7th, June 4th, July 2nd, August 6th, September 3rd, October 1st.
Tours commence at 2pm.

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The Abbey Theatre Backstage Tours (Sat)

March 7, 2015 @ 11:30 am
Abbey Theatre, 26 Abbey Street Lower
Dublin, Dublin D1 Ireland
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The Abbey Theatre Backstage Tours The Abbey Theatre Backstage Tours is offering an insight into the behind-the-scenes work of Ireland’s national theatre. The theatre, co-founded by WB Yeats, will give visitors the opportunity to engage with the aspects and challenges of a new production. As part of the tour participants can enjoy an introduction into the historic art collection, have drink at the Yeats Lounge and walk the same inspiring corridors as its founders: William Butler Yeats, Lady Gregory and…

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April 2015

Public tours: The Life and Work of William Butler Yeats at NLI

April 2, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street
Dublin, Ireland
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Free

Tours will take place on March 5th, April 2nd, May 7th, June 4th, July 2nd, August 6th, September 3rd, October 1st.
Tours commence at 2pm.

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Exhibition recalls WB Yeats, Concourse Gallery Dublin

April 13, 2015
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Daily until April 26, 2015
Concourse Gallery, Dun Laoghaire
Dublin, Ireland
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In the Concourse Gallery, County Hall, Marine Rd. Dun Laoghaire. From Monday 13th April to Sunday 26th April, 10.00am to 5.00pm each day.

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Padraic Reaney at Coole Visitor Centre, Gort, Co Galway

April 18, 2015 @ 8:00 am - May 8, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
Coole Visitor Centre, Gort
Galway, Ireland
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To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of William Butler Yeats, artist Padraic Reaney is showing part of his graphic work based on Yeats’s poems Crazy Jane in the Coole Park restaurant. The work on show will be block prints and drypoint using CD discs as printing plates. Padraic has been working on the Crazy Jane poems by Yeats on and off since the late 1980s. Pádraic was born in An Cheathrú Rua and now lives in Moycullen. His…

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Singapore Exhibition – The Life and Works of WB Yeats

April 23, 2015
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Daily until June 30, 2015
LASALLE College of the Arts, 1 McNally Street, Singapore 187940 187940 Singapore + Google Map
Free

The exhibition will be launched in the library of LASALLE College of Arts. There will be a reading from Yeats’ works by students.

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An exhibition in the Special Collections Reading Room, James Joyce Library

April 23, 2015 @ 8:00 am - December 31, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
UCD Library, Belfield
Dublin, Ireland
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An exhibition, W.B. Yeats and his Muses, in the Special Collections Reading Room, James Joyce Library for public viewing. Exhibition Details The exhibition celebrates the women who inspired much of Yeats’s poetry. Yeats believed in the Greek idea of the Muses as the font of poetic inspiration, and found his muses in living women. The exhibition explores the relationship between five exceptional women and the poems Yeats wrote to or about them. Original letters, manuscripts, and inscribed first editions trace…

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May 2015

Public tours: The Life and Work of William Butler Yeats at NLI

May 7, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street
Dublin, Ireland
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Free

Tours will take place on March 5th, April 2nd, May 7th, June 4th, July 2nd, August 6th, September 3rd, October 1st.
Tours commence at 2pm.

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June 2015

Poetic Prints

June 4, 2015 @ 10:00 am - June 27, 2015 @ 5:30 pm
Graphic Studio Gallery, Through the Arch, Off Cope St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2
Dublin 2,
FREE

'Come away, O Human Child'... and pay a visit to Graphic Studio Gallery during June 4th - 27th, when we will be hosting a literary-themed show with 'Poetic Prints' inspired by the works of W. B. Yeats, James Joyce, Seamus Heaney, Oscar Wilde and more... These works weave together our nation's visual abundance and rich literary heritage in time for Bloomsday and Yeats2015, celebrating 150 years since the birth of one of Ireland's greatest poets.

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Public tours: The Life and Work of William Butler Yeats at NLI

June 4, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street
Dublin, Ireland
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The Life and Works of William Butler Yeats Exhibition on the first Thursday of each month from March - October 2015. As this year marks the 150th anniversary of the poet's birth in 1835, the tour will introduce the life and work of the poet. Tours will take place on March 5th, April 2nd, May 7th, June 4th, June 11th, June 18th, June 25th, July 2nd, August 6th, September 3rd, October 1st. Tours commence at 2pm. Booking is not required…

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Singapore Exhibition – The Life and Works of WB Yeats

June 10, 2015
LASALLE College of the Arts, 1 McNally Street, Singapore 187940 187940 Singapore + Google Map
Free

The exhibition will be launched in the library of LASALLE College of Arts. There will be a reading from Yeats’ works by students.

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‘Abbey Theatre in New York: Yeats on Stage – Down Off His Stilts’

June 10, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
The Morgan Library & Museum, 225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street
New York, NY 10016 United States
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Wednesday, June 10, 7 p.m. In celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the birth of Nobel Prize-winner William Butler Yeats, hear readings and dramatic re-enactments from a selection of his most compelling plays, poems and letters, edited and compiled by former Abbey Theatre literary director Aideen Howard and performed by Alison McKenna, Ciaran O’Reilly and Fiana Toibin from the Abbey Theatre, the national theatre of Ireland. Down Off His Stilts provides insight into Yeats’s life and work during the period…

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Public tours: The Life and Work of William Butler Yeats at NLI

June 11, 2015 @ 2:00 pm
National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street
Dublin 2, Ireland

The Life and Works of William Butler Yeats Exhibition on the first Thursday of each month from March - October 2015. As this year marks the 150th anniversary of the poet's birth in 1835, the tour will introduce the life and work of the poet. Tours will take place on March 5th, April 2nd, May 7th, June 4th, June 11th, June 18th, June 25th, July 2nd, August 6th, September 3rd, October 1st. Tours commence at 2pm. Booking is not required…

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Singapore Exhibition – The Life and Works of WB Yeats

June 12, 2015
LASALLE College of the Arts, 1 McNally Street, Singapore 187940 187940 Singapore + Google Map
Free

The exhibition will be launched in the library of LASALLE College of Arts. There will be a reading from Yeats’ works by students.

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Singapore Exhibition – The Life and Works of WB Yeats

June 13, 2015
LASALLE College of the Arts, 1 McNally Street, Singapore 187940 187940 Singapore + Google Map
Free

The exhibition will be launched in the library of LASALLE College of Arts. There will be a reading from Yeats’ works by students.

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Impressions and Portraits of WB Yeats – Invited Artists

June 13, 2015 - August 29, 2015
Factory Performance Space, Lower Quay Street
Sligo, Ireland
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Free

2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of W.B. Yeats. In 2014, Hamilton Gallery approached over 100 of Ireland's leading and emerging contemporary artists with an invitation to create a 20x20cm canvas inspired by the work of the poet and his work. Accordingly Impressions and Portraits of W.B. Yeats exhibition is a prescient comprehensive artistic response to the work of one of our literary giants in the 75 years since his death. Through the works contributed the vibrant legacy…

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Singapore Exhibition – The Life and Works of WB Yeats

June 14, 2015
LASALLE College of the Arts, 1 McNally Street, Singapore 187940 187940 Singapore + Google Map
Free
LASALLE College of Arts

The exhibition will be launched in the library of LASALLE College of Arts. There will be a reading from Yeats’ works by students.

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Public tours: The Life and Work of William Butler Yeats at NLI

June 18, 2015 @ 2:00 pm
National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street
Dublin 2, Ireland
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Free

The Life and Works of William Butler Yeats Exhibition on the first Thursday of each month from March - October 2015. As this year marks the 150th anniversary of the poet's birth in 1835, the tour will introduce the life and work of the poet. Tours will take place on March 5th, April 2nd, May 7th, June 4th, June 11th, June 18th, June 25th, July 2nd, August 6th, September 3rd, October 1st. Tours commence at 2pm. Booking is not required…

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Major exhibition explores W.B. Yeats’ connections with the West

June 25, 2015 - December 20, 2015
NUI Galway, University Road
Galway, Ireland
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A major exhibition celebrating the many connections W.B. Yeats had with the west of Ireland opened at NUI Galway on June 25th. NUI Galway’s Moore Institute and Hardiman Library present ‘Yeats & the West’, an exhibition exploring Yeats’s life, work, legacy and deep connections to the west of Ireland. Rare artworks, books, original documents and exclusive film clips feature in the interactive exhibition. Original watercolour sketches and oils by W.B. Yeats’s brother, the celebrated artist Jack B. Yeats  also feature.…

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Public tours: The Life and Work of William Butler Yeats at NLI

June 25, 2015 @ 2:00 pm
National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street
Dublin 2, Ireland
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Free

The Life and Works of William Butler Yeats Exhibition on the first Thursday of each month from March - October 2015. As this year marks the 150th anniversary of the poet's birth in 1835, the tour will introduce the life and work of the poet. Tours will take place on March 5th, April 2nd, May 7th, June 4th, June 11th, June 18th, June 25th, July 2nd, August 6th, September 3rd, October 1st. Tours commence at 2pm. Booking is not required…

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July 2015

Public tours: The Life and Work of William Butler Yeats at NLI

July 2, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street
Dublin, Ireland
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Free

Tours will take place on March 5th, April 2nd, May 7th, June 4th, July 2nd, August 6th, September 3rd, October 1st.
Tours commence at 2pm.

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Yeats Off the Page; Words for Music Perhaps

July 3, 2015 - July 4, 2015
Unitarian Chapel,, St Saviourgate,
York, United Kingdom
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Friday 3rd July 19.00 An Audience with Ronald Schuchard Waterstones, Coney Street, York £2 entry on the door Saturday 4th July 09.45 Talks from Matt Campbell and Emilie Morin 10.45 Panel Discussion  (William Brooks, Ronald Schuchard, Matt Campbell, Emilie Morin) The Hungry Artist, 7 Church Street, York. £3 entry on the door including a hot drink 1.00pm Late Music Lunchtime Recital: Songs and Miniatures Ana Beard-Fernandez (soprano) and Zöe Craven (percussion) of new duo PercusSing perform a selection of new…

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August 2015

Public tours: The Life and Work of William Butler Yeats at NLI

August 6, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street
Dublin, Ireland
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Free

The Life and Works of William Butler Yeats Exhibition on the first Thursday of each month from March - October 2015. As this year marks the 150th anniversary of the poet's birth in 1835, the tour will introduce the life and work of the poet. Tours will take place on March 5th, April 2nd, May 7th, June 4th, June 11th, June 18th, June 25th, July 2nd, August 6th, September 3rd, October 1st. Tours commence at 2pm. Booking is not required…

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September 2015

Public tours: The Life and Work of William Butler Yeats at NLI

September 3, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street
Dublin, Ireland
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Free

The Life and Works of William Butler Yeats Exhibition on the first Thursday of each month from March - October 2015. As this year marks the 150th anniversary of the poet's birth in 1835, the tour will introduce the life and work of the poet. Tours will take place on March 5th, April 2nd, May 7th, June 4th, June 11th, June 18th, June 25th, July 2nd, August 6th, September 3rd, October 1st. Tours commence at 2pm. Booking is not required…

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Yeats: At The Fringe

September 25, 2015 @ 11:00 am - October 4, 2015 @ 9:00 pm

2015 is the 150th anniversary of Ireland's most internationally famous poet - WB Yeats birth. To celebrate this Literature Centre Tranås would like to invite you to 10 days of WordFest! All over the town there shall be events held to celebrate words, language, music and most importantly of all W B Yeats. Välkommen!

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October 2015

Public tours: The Life and Work of William Butler Yeats at NLI

October 1, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street
Dublin, Ireland
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Free

The Life and Works of William Butler Yeats Exhibition on the first Thursday of each month from March - October 2015.  As this year marks the 150th anniversary of the poet's birth in 1835, the tour will introduce the life and work of the poet. Tours will take place on March 5th, April 2nd, May 7th, June 4th, June 11th, June 18th, June 25th, July 2nd, August 6th, September 3rd, October 1st. Tours commence at 2pm. Booking is not required although…

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November 2015

Yeats Commemoration 2015 @ Magdalene College Cambridge

November 23, 2015
Magdalene College, Cambridge,
Cambridge CB3 0AG, CB3 0AG United Kingdom
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The Embassy of Ireland and Magdalene College, Cambridge, are pleased to announce a day of talks, readings and discussions commemorating the work of celebrated Irish poet W B Yeats. Taking place at Magdalene College, Cambridge, on Monday 23rd November 2015, this programme draws together renowned academics and poets in a celebration of his work. Speakers include: Dr Rowan Williams, Dr Peter McDonald, Professor Angela Leighton, Professor David Moody, Dr Chris Morash, Professor Patricia Coughlan, Professor Edna Longley, Professor Fran Brearton,…

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A Lonely Impulse of Delight

November 26, 2015 - January 28, 2016
SO Fine Art Editons, 10 South Anne Street
Dublin, Dublin D2 Ireland
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'A lonely impulse of delight' WB Yeats 150 Years SO Fine Art Editions celebrates the 150th anniversary of Yeats' birth with a prestigious exhibition titled ‘A lonely impulse of delight’ featuring original works from Ireland's top writers and artists. This exhibition is part of the official ‘Yeats 2015’ celebrations and incorporates the works of 30 artists and writers. Inspired by the poetry of W.B. Yeats, these visual artists and authors have created original works in fine art print, photography, sculpture…

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December 2015

‘A lonely impulse of delight’ WB Yeats 150 Years

December 10, 2015 @ 10:00 am - January 30, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Hamilton Gallery, 4 Castle Street
Sligo, Sligo Ireland
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SO Fine Art Editions celebrates the 150th anniversary of Yeats' birth with a prestigious exhibition titled ‘A lonely impulse of delight’ featuring original works from Ireland's top writers and artists. This exhibition is part of the official ‘Yeats 2015’ celebrations and incorporates the works of 30 artists and writers. Inspired by the poetry of W.B. Yeats, these visual artists and authors have created original works in fine art print, photography, sculpture and the written word. Among the participants are: John…

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