Welcome to Yeats Society Sligo

Celebrating the life and work of WB Yeats and his talented family.

We are delighted to reopen the Yeats Building on Thursday July 2nd.

We look forward to seeing you again, making you welcome in Sligo and telling the ‘untold’ story of WB Yeats and his family.


Our new opening hours are:

Yeats Exhibition: Tuesday to Saturday  11-3pm (Bookings only required for groups of six or more)

Hyde Bridge Gallery: Closed until August 19th

Penny Cafe: Wednesday to Saturday 11-4pm

Your safety is our priority and we will be practising social distancing for your protection.

Facemasks must be worn to visit the Yeats Exhibition and Hyde Bridge Gallery.

Please contact us at 071 9142693 or via info@yeatssociety.com 


The Yeats Building in Sligo, Ireland, is a hub for literary culture and the arts and in 2019 the Yeats International Summer celebrated its 60th year. Hyde Bridge Gallery supports young and emerging artists providing free access to contemporary visual arts to our visitors.


Turning and turning in the widening gyre
The falcon cannot hear the falconer;
Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;
Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world,

from The Second Coming

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