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June 2015

‘Words and Fragments’ – Mary Plunkett Exhibition – Sligo

June 2, 2015 @ 10:00 am - July 29, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
Hawk’s Well Theatre, Temple Street
Sligo, Sligo Ireland
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Hawkswell Theatre, Sligo, 2nd June to 29th July

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Yeats Poetry And Place, Group Exhibition at the Hyde Bridge Gallery, Sligo

June 4, 2015 @ 10:00 am - June 27, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
Hyde Bridge Gallery, Yeats Memorial Building, Douglas Hyde Bridge
Sligo, Sligo Ireland

Yeats Poetry and Place 2 June to 11 June 2015 | Opening Tuesday 2 June The writing of WB Yeats, Ireland’s most celebrated poet, continues to inspire and influence a world-wide readership while artists have always found a rich vein to be mined in the breadth and beauty of his work. To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of WB Yeats, the Hyde Bridge gallery is giving its annual small works exhibition a Yeats focus. From an open call,  artists…

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Textile Collective “Vivid Cloths” exhibition in Sligo

June 5, 2015 - June 26, 2015
Teach Bán Art Gallery, Drumcliffe
Sligo, Ireland
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Teach Bán Gallery, Drumcliffe, Sligo, from June 5th to June 26th Members of the public are invited to make their mark with the Textile Collective’s exhibition “Vivid Cloths”, an innovative mixed media exhibition celebrating in part the 150th anniversary of the birth of W.B. Yeats. “Vivid Cloths” -a textile art showcase, will run at Teach Bán Gallery, Drumcliffe, Sligo, from June 5th to June 26th. During the exhibition visitors to Teach Bán Gallery, are invited to bring their creative flair…

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Shared Visions – The Model Collects – Sligo

June 11, 2015 @ 10:00 am - June 14, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
The Model, The Mall
Sligop, Sligo Ireland
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Free

Thurs June 11 to Sunday June 14, 10 am to 6pm. Sat June 13th Tour at 2pm

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Sligo Orpheus Choir Premiere Yeats Choral Piece – Sligo

June 11, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
Radisson Hotel Sligo, Ballincar
Sligo, Ireland
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Radisson Hotel, Sligo on June 11th

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The Nobel Dinner at the Radisson Blu in Sligo

June 11, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
Radisson Blu Sligo, Ballincar
Sligo, Ireland
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Thurs 11. June, 8pm

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‘The Magic Within’ Yeats Among Schoolchildren book launch

June 12, 2015
Sligo Education Centre, Ballinode
Sligo, Ireland
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Yeats Among Schoolchildren

The Magic Within, a new book by primary school children inspired by the poetry of W.B. Yeats, will launch on June 12th, at the Clarion Hotel Sligo the day before Yeats’ birthday . This publication is part of Yeats2015, a yearlong programme of arts and cultural events and one of Ireland’s official decade of commemorations events .   The “Yeats Among Schoolchildren” competition, supported by Yeats2015, The Department of Education & Skills and The Association of Teachers’ Education Centres in Ireland…

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Lily Lolly Craftfest

June 12, 2015 - June 20, 2015
Yeats Memorial Building, Douglas Hyde Bridge
Sligo, Ireland
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Orla Kiely

The Lily Lolly Craftfest invites you to celebrate the legacy of Susan and Elizabeth Yeats affectionately known as Lily and Lolly. The festival provides an opportunity to learn more about the history of craft in Ireland and encourages participants to increase their skills through a series of craft workshops. We promote artists and craft workers in the region through a series of exhibitions. The festival strives to build Sligo’s tourism offering, making Sligo a hub for art and craft in…

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Contemporary Whitework Workshop: Bernadette Gallagher & Theresa Kelly – Sligo

June 12, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Nazareth Care Village, Church Hill
Sligo, Ireland
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Using a variety of textured white/off-white fabrics, netting, ribbons, threads etc combined with hand embroidery techniques learn how to create unique textiles.

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Yeats Day Talks at Pollexfen House Sligo

June 12, 2015 @ 2:00 pm
Pollexfen House, Wine Street
Sligo, Ireland
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Free

Pollexfen House, Fri June 12, 2pm

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Opening of Lily Lolly Craftfest – Sligo

June 12, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
Yeats Memorial Building, Douglas Hyde Bridge
Sligo, Ireland
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The Lily Lolly Craftfest looks to our heritage and is inspired to revive the undoubted legacy that Susan and Elizabeth Yeats left to Irish craft.

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No Crows at Sligo Abbey

June 12, 2015 @ 7:30 pm
The Abbey, Abbey Street
Sligo,
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Sligo Abbey, Fri June 12, 7.30pm

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Yeats2015 Architecture Competition – Sligo

June 12, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
The Lake Isle of Innisfree, Lough Gill
Sligo, Sligo Ireland
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Art, architecture and landscape combine in a prestigious international competition to celebrate Yeats' Lake Isle of Inisfree

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Candlelit Salon at The Model Yeats Day 2015 – Sligo

June 12, 2015 @ 9:00 pm
The Model, The Mall
Sligop, Sligo Ireland
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12th June at 9pm

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The Model ‘Entwined Memories’ – Sligo

June 13, 2015 - July 12, 2015
The Model, The Mall
Sligop, Sligo Ireland
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The Design & Crafts Council of Ireland will co-ordinate the 5th exhibition of textiles in conjunction with member organisations, Guilds Associations Networks and Societies.

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Intergenerational Arts Project – Window Textile Exhibition – Sligo

June 13, 2015 - July 23, 2015
Ballymote Community Library, Ballymote
Sligo, Ireland
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The participants of the Ballymote Intergenerational Arts Project, Colaiste Muire Secondary School & Ballymote Nursing Unit invite you to view their window exhibition of textile art.

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Primary Colours Mixed Media Children’s Exhibition – Sligo

June 13, 2015 - July 27, 2015
Hyde Bridge Gallery, Yeats Memorial Building, Douglas Hyde Bridge
Sligo, Sligo Ireland
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Primary Colours is an exciting children’s arts education programme developed around the primary school visual arts curriculum.

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Fall of the Dew Exhibition – Sligo

June 13, 2015 - June 27, 2015
Hyde Bridge Gallery, Yeats Memorial Building, Douglas Hyde Bridge
Sligo, Sligo Ireland
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Fall of the Dew Exhibition of artworks by artists & craft practitioners in the Northwest. The work is inspired by Susan and Elizabeth Yeats and their love of plants & flowers, organic motif, textiles and books.

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The light and the half light Exhibition – Sligo

June 13, 2015 - July 31, 2015
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The light and the half light based on WB Yeat’s poem Cloths of Heaven by textile artists Bernie Gallagher and Theresa Kelly.

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Dawn to Dusk Yeats – Sligo

June 13, 2015
Digital Hub, Stephen Street
Sligo, Ireland
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Free

Sligo Drama Circle’s marathon of Yeats

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Psychic Lighthouse at The Model

June 13, 2015 - August 30, 2015
The Model, The Mall
Sligop, Sligo Ireland
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Free
Yeats Model

On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of WB Yeats, The Model is delighted to present Psychic Lighthouse, an exhibition that takes his interest in the practice of magic and the quest for enlightenment as it’s point of departure. Psychic Lighthouse features the work of a number of Irish and international contemporary artists, who investigate ritual, spiritualism and occult practices – to question the boundary between the metaphysical and material worlds. As a poet Yeats used charged talismanic symbols and images,…

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Great Yeats Birthday Party at Lissadell House Sligo

June 13, 2015
Lissadell House, Carney
Sligo, Ireland
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Lissadell House

Lissadell House will celebrate Yeats Birthday with poetry, poetry recitations, writers, musicians, speakers, talks, recitals, music, discussions and dancing.

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Sharing thoughts with Elizabeth Yeats – Grainne Cuffe and Bettina Seitz – Sligo

June 13, 2015 - July 8, 2015
Blue Raincoat Theatre, The Factory Performance Space, Lower Quay Street,
Sligo, Sligo Ireland
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Gráinne Cuffe draws a tulip, showing drawing to finished etching in several stages. Using traditional etching methods she has produced a series of tulips, in limited editions. Describing her work as 'loosely botanical', Gráinne shares a love for the graphic qualities of the tulip with Elizabeth Yeats. Bettina Seitz reflects in her sculptures in resin and fiberglass on the art manuals Elementary Brushwork and Brushwork studies of flowers, fruit and animals by Elizabeth Corbet Yeats and her influence on the…

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Breakfast on Lough Gill – Sligo

June 13, 2015 @ 8:00 am
Lough Gill Sligo, Ireland + Google Map
Rose of Innisfree

A boat trip across Lough Gill to the Lake Isle of Inisfree casts off Yeats Day with music, poetry and breakfast on board.

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Yeats Day Poetry Train, Dublin to Sligo

June 13, 2015 @ 11:00 am
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Free
Poetry Train

The Poetry Train will leave Connolly Station in Dublin for Sligo at 11am on Yeats Day. Passengers will be able to enjoy some of the poet's finest work on their journey.

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The Living Statue – Sligo

June 13, 2015 @ 11:30 am
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Free

Installation by students of IADT at the famous statue of WB Yeats at Ulster Bank, Stephen St.

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Yeats Choral Poetry – Sligo

June 13, 2015 @ 12:00 pm
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Free

Yeats Choral Poetry. Children from Eily Kilgannon School of Drama and Anne Carton Creche perform Yeats’ poetry at Sligo County Library, 12noon.

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Will & Jack’s Tent of Tales – Sligo

June 13, 2015 @ 12:00 pm
The Hamilton Gallery, 4 Castle Street
Sligo, Sligo Ireland
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Will & Jack’s Tent of Tales The Hamilton Gallery, 12 Noon Join the Yeats’ brothers William & Jack who will entertain us with stories of beauty and magic for the young and young at heart. Drawing inspiration from the work of WB Yeats, performer John Carty and illustrator Wayne O’Connor have created a delightful interactive storytelling experience for children 5+. Further information from The Hamilton Gallery  

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Portaits and Impressions of W.B. Yeats Exhibition Opening

June 13, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:05 pm
Hamilton Gallery, 4 Castle Street
Sligo, Sligo Ireland
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Free

Exhibition Opening by Professor Margaret Mills Harper. 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.

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‘Seatrails’ WB inspired trail for Yeats2015 Sligo.

June 13, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Rosses Point Sligo, Ireland

Sligo company Seatrails is offering visitors to Sligo a very special WB inspired trail for Yeats2015. On this short guided walk with marine archaeologist Auriel Robinson you will visit pretty Rosses Point, a small, historic, maritime village just 10 minutes drive from Sligo town. Here you will soak up stunning scenery and breathe in fresh Atlantic air. This is the place where Yeats and his siblings used to spend their summers. Jack has painted many beautiful scenes from here. Ships would have…

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Happy Birthday Mr Yeats – Sligo

June 13, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Yeats Day

A day long street celebration in honour of Yeats 150th birthday. Live music, street performance, Lily Lolly Craftfest demonstrations, carnival and one giant birthday cake.

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Yeats Day Talks Pollexfen House – Sligo

June 13, 2015 @ 2:00 pm
Pollexfen House, Wine Street
Sligo, Ireland
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Yeats Day Talks, Pollexen House, 2pm-6pm, June 13

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Yeats Pop-up Poetry – Sligo

June 13, 2015 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Sligo Sligo, Ireland + Google Map

Yeats Pop-up Poetry.Poetry readings will take place at various venues.

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St Angela’s College – Prize Giving Ceremony – Sligo

June 13, 2015 @ 3:00 pm
creative yeats

St Angela's College Creative Yeats National Secondary School Competition - Prize giving ceremony Yeats Memorial Building 3pm Further details on the Competition are available HERE  

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The Land of Heart’s Desire by WB Yeats at City Hall in Sligo

June 13, 2015 @ 4:00 pm
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Sligo City Hall

A performance by Eily Kilgannon's School of Drama in City Hall

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Poetry at Drumcliffe Church – Sligo

June 13, 2015 @ 4:00 pm
Drumcliffe Graveyard, Drumcliffe Sligo Ireland + Google Map
Free

Feis Yeats Cup winners and local poets gather to read poetry, at Yeats’ grave, Drumcliffe.

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The Poet Laureate and National Poets Event – Sligo

June 13, 2015 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Knocknarea Arena, IT Sligo
Sligo, Ireland
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€15
Poet Laureates

One of the Yeats Day highlights, this event features Chair of Irish Poetry, Paula Meehan; Poet Laureate of England, Carol Ann Duffy; the National Poet of Wales, Gillian Clarke; the National Poet of Scotland, Liz Lochhead; the London Laureate, Aisling Fahey and Northern Irish Poet , Sinead Morrissey in the presence of President Michael D. Higgin’s, patron of Yeats 2015. The evening will also feature young musicians and poets, a guest reading by award winning Sligo based poet Paul McMahon and…

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Crossover: The World of Textile – Talk with Brigitta Varadi – Sligo

June 14, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Model, The Mall
Sligop, Sligo Ireland
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International textile artist Brigitta Varadi will talk you through her journey from Applied Textile to the realm of Fine Art and the organizations that pioneer and sustain this.

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The Model Family Day Sligo

June 14, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
The Model, The Mall
Sligop, Sligo Ireland
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Free

The Model is holding a very special Yeatsian themed Family Day in association with Yeats Day, the LilyLolly Craftfest and Só Sligo

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Daughters of Emer – The Story of Lily and Lolly Yeats – Sligo

June 14, 2015 @ 2:00 pm
The Model, The Mall
Sligop, Sligo Ireland
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”Daughters of Emer – The Story of Lily and Lolly Yeats” written by John Carty, performed by Nicola MacEvilly and Margaret Kilcoyne The lives and work of Susan and Elizabeth Yeats (Lily and Lolly) will also be uniquely celebrated during the festival, with a warm and humorous new dramatisation of their lives written by Sligo Actor and Director John Carty.

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‘Seatrails’ WB inspired trail for Yeats2015 Sligo.

June 14, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Rosses Point Sligo, Ireland

Sligo company Seatrails is offering visitors to Sligo a very special WB inspired trail for Yeats2015. On this short guided walk with marine archaeologist Auriel Robinson you will visit pretty Rosses Point, a small, historic, maritime village just 10 minutes drive from Sligo town. Here you will soak up stunning scenery and breathe in fresh Atlantic air. This is the place where Yeats and his siblings used to spend their summers. Jack has painted many beautiful scenes from here. Ships would have…

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Bloomsday at Yeats Day – Sligo

June 14, 2015 @ 2:00 pm
Yeats Memorial Building, Douglas Hyde Bridge
Sligo, Ireland
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A self penned performance which explores Paul Murray’s family relationship with Joyce. The piece includes song and readings from Ulysses, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man and Finnegan’s Wake.

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Yeats Day Concert – Sligo

June 14, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
The Model, The Mall
Sligop, Sligo Ireland
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This recital will celebrate Yeats' life and work through music and song. Traditional Irish songs inspired Yeats' writing, most famously in poems such as Down by the Salley Gardens and The Fiddler of Dooney.

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Where Benbulben Sets the Scene – Hawk’s Well Theatre – Sligo

June 14, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
Hawk’s Well Theatre, Temple Street
Sligo, Sligo Ireland
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Hawkswell Theatre, Sligo, 14th June

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