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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12 Jul 2014

"WB Yeats: Words for Music Perhaps"

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12 Jul 2014

Dear W. B. Yeats

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10 Jul 2014

Postscript, Remembering Seamus Heaney

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Showing at the Gallery

Imirt Le Do Thoil 22nd July - 2ns August

Amanda Jane Graham, Myra Jago and Nicole Tilley.

Meet the artists Tuesday 22nd at 7pm

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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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