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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16 Oct 2019


CE Scheme Post at Yeats Society Sligo

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16 Oct 2019


Yeats Society AGM, Wed Nov 13th

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9 Oct 2019


Yeats Winter School 2020

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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