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William Butler Yeats is recognised as one of the greatest poets of the English language. His influence on subsequent poets has guaranteed W. B. Yeats an honoured place in the canon of English literature. Yeats's poetry, prose and drama have always been associated closely with Sligo. Through the creative space of the Yeats Memorial Building, the Yeats Society has sought to serve the needs of those interested in Yeats's poetry through the Yeats Summer School, Hyde Bridge Gallery, Yeats Poetry Circle, Poets Parlour, Reference library and Lily's and Lolly's cafe.

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13 Sep 2017

Yeats Society Poetry Circle - Culture Night

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Taster Weekend '50 Ways To Change Your Lifestyle' Co. Sligo LEADER Partnership

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8 Sep 2017

Yeats & the West | An exhibition of western worlds

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    Yeats Poetry Circle

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    I had a thought for no one's but your ears;

    That you were beautiful, and that I strove

    To love you in the old high way of love;

    In the Seven Woods - Adam's Curse.

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