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.

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29 Oct 2014

Book Launch: Yeats in Love by Annie West

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20 Oct 2014

Digital Marketing for Writers and Artists at the Allingham Festival

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13 Oct 2014

New Books: Will the Modernist Shakespeare and the European Historical Avant-Gardes

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Showing at the Gallery

The Bridge Exhibition

Opening 14th October @ 6.00pm.

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James Joyce - A Portrait: Thursday 16th October. The Yeats Building, Sligo. 8.00pm Entry: €5.00 (Members:...

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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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Annie West, Damien Brennan and Young Yeats Society Sligo - County Matters on Irish TV

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