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.

Nobel Words

Saturday 7th October @ 1pm A one-act play by Peggy Monahan

Purgatory by WB Yeats

Yeats Society Sligo would like to thank the crew and cast of Purgatory for the great performance at the Old Rectory on September 2023.

The Drawing Journal

5th August 1pm – 26th August. The artists are inviting the public to share our responses and interpretations of selected poems by W.B.Yeats.

Sara Berkeley Wins Inaugural Yeats Society Poetry Prize for The Last Cold Day

The winner of the inaugural Poetry Prize was announced at the opening of this year’s Yeats International Summer School on Thursday July 27th July.

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