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.

“Smiling public man” event in the Seanad Chamber

To mark the 100th anniversary of the Nobel Prize award, the current Cathaoirleach, Senator Jerry Buttimer, hosted a special event in the Seanad Chamber in Leinster House.

Celebrating the Centenary of WB Yeats’ Nobel Prize

As part of the official Decade of Centenaries, local libraries across Ireland will share the news, and the story.

My Numberless Dreams… My Passionate Rhyme

Celebrating the Centenary of WB Yeats’ Nobel Prize, Thursday November 30th to Saturday December 2nd.

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