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Fáilte Ireland officially launched its newly-revitalised Yeats Passport Trail — which takes in three sites in south Galway — at an event at Sligo City Hall this week. The event coincided with the 70th anniversary of the death of William Butler Yeats on January 28 1939. The trail was officially launched by another Nobel laureate, the renowned poet Seamus Heaney.
The countdown has begun to the Westport Arts Festival which is due to take place from October 2 to October 11.
How WB Yeats changed his wife’s name to George, and annoyed his lifelong friend Lady Gregory as a result, is one of the lighter topics to be explored during this year’s 15th Autumn Gathering.
TO MARK the 70th anniversary of WB Yeats’ passing, Dublin’s Focus Theatre presents a revival of an entertainment on the life and work of one of Ireland’s great creative icons.
Throughout January and February Ballina Arts Centre will present Jack B Yeats and the west of Ireland, a special exhibition of the artist’s works from Sligo and Mayo.
Guided tour of Jack B Yeats and the West of Ireland at Ballina Arts Centre