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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​


The Written Word - in Irish Independent

Yeats Society Sligo in The Written Word - in Irish Independent Jan 24th Leaving Certificate English supplement 2019


'Peripheral Visions' Exhibition by Hazel McCrann

Starting off the year at The Hyde Bridge Gallery, 'Peripheral Visions' by Hazel McCrann

Opens January 22nd and runs until February 12th 2019

In 2018 she was awarded the Graduate Solo Exhibition Award granted by the Hyde Bridge Gallery in collaboration with the Sligo Institute of Technology. Several of her paintings have been acquired as part of the Sligo Institute of Technology’s Graduate…


Poetry Project - 60 years; 60 poems

60 Yeats poems to mark 60 years of the Yeats International Summer School


Winter Opening Hours

Changes in the opening hours for the Yeats Exhibition and the Hyde Bridge Gallery for the holidays.


Rún exhibition Tuesday December 4, 2018

​We are delighted with the very generous response to our Rún exhibition which will fund new and emerging artists at the Hyde Bridge Gallery in 2019.​


White Birds Fly at the Yeats Society Sligo

We are accepting expressions of interest to design, make and install a temporary sculpture/artwork to hang from the exterior of the Yeats Building, Sligo. The work will be inspired by the poem The White Birds, by WB Yeats.


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