Yeats Society Sligo

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Highlights from the Yeats International Summer School 2019

Salute to Seamus

A Sligo celebration of Seamus Heaney, great friend of the Yeats Society over many years, hosted by RTE’s Tommie Gorman.

Eiléan Ní Chulleanáin

The Irish poet, academic. and current Ireland Professor of Poetry reading from her great collection of work.

The Yeats Salon

An exchange of ideas and opinions in true Yeatsian style – on the subject of the impact of social media on culture.

Muldoon’s Picnic

A cabaret style poetry music event led by Pultizer Prize winning poet Paul Muldoon who was also a lecturer at the Summer School.

Come away, O human child!
To the waters and the wild
With a faery, hand in hand,
For the world’s more full of weeping
than you can understand.

from The Stolen Child

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