Welcome to Yeats

William Butler Yeats is a world-renowned poet
and dramatist who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1923. He always acknowledged
the inspiration he drew from his beloved
Sligo landscape across five decades of his writing.

For sixty years,Yeats Society Sligo has
celebrated the life and work of the poet and
his talented family. Our doors are always
open to those who love the arts and who are keen to continue celebrating the Yeats family and those poets, artists and writers who have drawn inspiration from them.

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7 Jan 2019

'Peripheral Visions' Exhibition by Hazel McCrann

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1 Jan 2019

Poetry Project - 60 years; 60 poems

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14 Dec 2018

Winter Opening Hours

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O hurry where by water among the trees

The delicate-stepping stag and his lady sigh,

When they have but looked upon their images -

Would none had ever loved but you and I!


The Ragged Wood, 1904 - WB Yeats

The Song of Wandering Aengus___________________

____________________________with Actor Michael Gambon