Yeats Society Sligo

Our doors are always open to those who love the arts and who are keen to keep celebrating the Yeats family and those poets, artists and writers who have drawn inspiration from them.

Contemporaneity and the Elusive

6th - 27th May 2023 Exhibition by Ailbhe Barrett

Yeats Day Festival 2023

9th - 13th June. Yeats Day celebrations this year will mark William Butler Yeats 158th birthday – and the Centenary of his Nobel Prize award, made in 1923.

Yeats Society Poet in Residence

We are delighted that Victoria Kennefick will continue her 'poet in residence' with us until April 2024.

Poetry Circle

The Poetry Circle meets every second Wednesday at the Yeats Building, all welcome.

To Paradise

A film poem celebrating some of Nobel Poet WB Yeats’ most beautiful poems and their links with Sligo – his spiritual home.

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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