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A 40 per cent cut in funding to the arts has meant that a local committee in Galway is going it alone to restore WB Yeats’s home in Gort. The Yeats Thoor Ballylee Society has launched a call for funds in Ireland and abroad to restore Thoor Ballylee, a fine 14th century tower owned by Yeats.
The poets Paul Durcan and John Montague, as well as the Booker nominated novelist Joseph O’Neill will read at the Cúirt International Festival of Literature which will run from April 21 to 27 in venues across Galway city and county.
Once again patrons can look forward to a festival programme which brings the best of amateur drama to Roscommon when Roscommon Drama Festival opens on Friday March 6.
THIS WEEKEND marks the start of a series of events in County Galway, as part of Yeats2015, celebrating WB Yeats and his connections to south Galway.
THIRTY YOUNG harpists from the Athenry Music School and 15 students of Kiltartan National School will join forces for an event to celebrate WB Yeats.
The hugely entertaining and comical play Bookworms by Bernard Farrell opens this Friday February 20 at Athlone Little Theatre. The play is the latest offering from the highly talented author Bernard Farrell and was first performed at the Abbey Theatre in February 2012.
FEBRUARY WILL see the launch of a major project to restore Thoor Ballylee and create a world class culture/education centre in time for the 150th anniversary of the birth of WB Yeats in June.
ON A wet morning in 1948, a woman of about 30 and a man of 18 were cycling as fast as they could along Grattan Road. They were watching a boat make its way around Mutton Island, hoping they could make it to the docks before it docked.
SOUTH GALWAY, the location of Coole Park and Thoor Ballylee, was special to WB Yeats and an area where he spent some 30 summers, composing many of his finest works.
Mullery auctioneers has just brought to the market a four bedroom terraced residence situated on College Road. The sale of this property represents a rare opportunity to acquire a residence boasting stunning views over Lough Atalia and benefiting from a long rear garden with frontage on to Lough Atalia Road.