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Book Launch - The World of John Hennigan

​Honorary President of Yeats Society Sligo, Martin Enright, will launch the book 'The World of Constable John Hennigan' by Hal Hennigan. Saturday 30th March @ 1pm in the Yeats Building ​


Connect - Sligo PEACE IV

Yeats Society Sligo is hosting the first 'Salon' in a series of events that seek to explore our cultural connections and how culture can help create better understanding and more tolerant communities.

The salon will take place at the Methodist Church on Wine Street, Sligo at 7:30 pm on Thursday 28th March and will consist of an open forum discussion and will include food, music, and spoken…


WITHDRAW at the Hyde Bridge Gallery

WITHDRAW Exhibition at the Hyde Bridge Gallery Opens March 15th @ 5:30pm


Téip Dheireanch Krapp Performance for Seachtain Na Gaeilge

Téip Dheireanch Krapp

In celebration of Seachtain Na Gaeilge 2019, Colum Fintan is performing Téip Dheireanch Krapp,
a rendition of Samuel Beckett's 'Krapp's Last Tape' in Irish.

14th March at 8pm in the Yeats Building
€5 entrance
All welcome!


Date Change for Sharing Memories Event

The dates for the Members event 'Sharing Members' have been rescheduled.


Tribute to the Late Sam McCready

Renowned Director, Actor and man of the theatre

by Jonathan Allison



Sam McCready: 22/11/36 – 10/2/19


All of us associated with the Yeats Summer School mourn the death of one of the greats, Sam McCready, who died on Sunday, 10 February. His work with the Drama Workshop and his productions of the plays, co-directed with his equally talented…


Death of Great Friend to Yeats Society Sligo

We are saddened to hear of the death yesterday of playwright, author and artist Sam McCready. Many students of the Yeats International Summer School will recall with fondness his great energy and enthusiasm as he encouraged and supported them to enjoy and experience drama and the intensity of acting. With his wife Joan, they were stalwarts of the school and generous with their time and their love…


Poetry Book Launch

Poets Alice Kinsella and Jessica Traynor launch their new collections


60th Summer School Scholarships

Apply for your 2019 Summer School Scholarship now


60th Yeats International Summer School Programme 2019

​We are delighted to announce the programme for the 60th Yeats International Summer School: 25th July - 2nd August 2019​


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