The Yeats Society is currently closed

We thank you for all your support in 2021 and look forward to welcoming you back in 2022.

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Yeats Society Sligo relies on public donations to continue our work, celebrating the life and work of the Yeats family, nationally and internationally. Please donate to help us continue as an important cultural centre.

Welcome to Yeats Society Sligo

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

The Yeats Building in the heart of Sligo is a hub for literary culture and the arts. We have a permanent Yeats exhibition and the Hyde Bridge Gallery on the first floor offers a range of contemporary exhibitions. In 2022, we will offer the 63rd Yeats International Summer School – the longest-running literary summer school in the world.

The Yeats exhibition and tour and The Hyde Bridge Gallery are closed, in response to current health advice regarding Covid-19 (Coronavirus).


Yeats Exhibition: 11-3 Wednesday to Saturday

Hyde Bridge Gallery: 11-3 Tuesday to Saturday

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Twenty-and-eight the phases of the moon,
The full and the moon’s dark and all the crescents,
Twenty-and-eight, and yet but six-and-twenty
The cradles that a man must needs be rocked in:
For there’s no human life at the full or the dark.

from The Phases of the Moon 

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