The Yeats Society and The Yeats International Summer School The Yeats Society and The Yeats International Summer School

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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, Art Gallery, Yeats Poetry Circle, Poets Parlour, Reference library and Lily's and Lolly's cafe.

Latest News

20 Apr 2014

Hyde Bridge Gallery exhibition opening 23rd April, 6.00pm

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10 Apr 2014

​DINNER FIT FOR A POET – a competition for food lovers!

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5 Apr 2014

A Yeats Tryptych - Congratulations.

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Showing at the Gallery

An Art Exhibition


Charlotte Kelly.

Opening Wednesday 23rd April,


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Exhibition runs until Friday May 2nd.

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More about Yeats

The Poet's Parlour

First Tuesday of every month 8.00pm

Yeats Poetry Circle

Every Wednesday morning 10.30am - 12.30am

The Yeats International…

27th July - 8th August 2014


25th March - 5th April 2014

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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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Drama and Poetry at the Yeats International Summer School

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