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.

September 2022: Exhibition Open Call

The closing date for applications is Friday 14th October 2022.

Victoria Kennefick – New Poet in Residence

Victoria Kennefick has been appointed poet in residence at Yeats Society Sligo.

Yeats Society Sligo Christmas Vouchers

Celebrate poetry this holiday season with our new Yeats Society gift vouchers!

New alliance with TS Eliot Foundation

OCTOBER 20 2021 PRESS RELEASE Yeats Society Sligo is delighted to announce generous funding from the London-based T.S. Eliot Foundation. The funding…

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