Yeats Day being celebrated in Sligo today

Yeats Day is being celebrated in Sligo today, it being the 154th birthday of the Nobel Prize winning poet.

It also marks 60 years of the Yeats International Summer School in Sligo — the longest-running academic summer school in the world — that opens this year on July 25th.

Susan O’Keeffe, director of the Yeats Society Sligo, has been telling Ocean FM News about the success of the Sligo-based school . . .and about a special online initiative today to share Yeats’s poetry.