Yeats Society Sligo

The Yeats Exhibition and tour and The Hyde Bridge Gallery are closed in response to current health advice regarding Covid-19 (Coronavirus).

Highlights of the 62nd Yeats International Summer School 2021

Lauren Arrington

Co-Director of The Yeats International Summer School, Lauren is a literary critic and cultural historian. She is author of W.B. Yeats, the Abbey Theatre, Censorship, and the Irish State (Oxford University Press, 2010)

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

Doireann 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 forthcoming
from 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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