Yeats Society Sligo

The Yeats exhibition and tour and The Hyde Bridge Gallery are closed from today Wednesday 18 March 2020, in response to current health advice regarding Covid-19 (Coronavirus).
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Highlights of the Yeats International Summer School 2020

Charles Armstrong

Co-Director of The Yeats International Summer School. He is the author of Reframing Yeats: Genre, Allusion and History (Bloomsbury, 2013).

Ronald Schuchard

Goodrich C. White Professor of English and Irish Studies, Emeritus, Emory University, is the author of The Last Minstrels: Yeats and the Revival of the Bardic Arts.

Doireann Ní Ghríofa

She is the author of five critically acclaimed books of poetry, exploring birth, death, desire, and domesticity. Her first prose book A Ghost in the Throat is published by Tramp Press.

Knocknarea Walk

A highlight of the Yeats Summer School, a walk to the top of Knocknarea, to Queen Medb’s Cairn overlooking Strandhill.

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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