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Works need to be carried out at Yeats’ grave in Sligo to prevent any flooding damage, according to a local Councillor. Sinn Fein’s Thomas Healy submitted a motion on the matter at the most recent meeting of Sligo County Council seeking funding to be made available. He says in recent…

The 10th annual Yeats Day is taking place today marking the 156th birthday of WB Yeats. The Yeats Society Sligo are asking people to take part in their #YeatsDayChallenge by reading one of his poems and posting it on social media with the tag. People can recite a line, an…

This week’s Sligo Drumcliffe MD meeting heard calls for tourism to be developed in north Sligo by incorporating the proposed Yeats International Centre and the planned Drumcliffe visitor facilities in Drumcliffe. Sinn Fein Councillor Thomas Healy table a motion on the issue and received support from his fellow councillors. He…

Yeats Day is being celebrated in Sligo today. The 155th birthday of the Nobel Prize winning Poet, W.B. Yeats, is today and the Yeats Society in Sligo are marking it with a new takeaway ‘Coffee Hatch’ in the Yeats Building. Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the 61st Yeats International…

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…

The Drumcliffe Development Association says there has been an overwhelming repose to the appeal for information regarding a statue that was stolen from the church a car park. The statue forms part of a larger sculpture which displays the WB Yeats poem, He Wishes For The Cloths Of Heaven. It…