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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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3 Mar 2015

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25 Feb 2015

Into the Twilight – the Landscape of WB Yeats.

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4 Feb 2015


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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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