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.

Yeats Society News

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15 Jul 2019

In The Deep Heart's Core with Joseph Sobol and Ray Coen

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5 Jul 2019

Partial Packages - Yeats International Summer School

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2 Jul 2019

Poetry Workshop With Poet, Caitríona O'Reilly

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A rivery field spread out below,

An odour of the new-mown hay

In his nostrils, the great lord of Chou

Cried, casting off the mountain snow,

Let all things pass away.

Vacillation, 1932 - WB Yeats

The Song of Wandering Aengus___________________

____________________________with Actor Michael Gambon