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The An Post Cycle Series, supported by An Post, the Irish Sports Council, and Local Sports Partnerships, encourages people of all fitness levels to get on their bikes in one of the five cycling tours across the country between May and September. The An Post Yeats Tour of Sligo kicks off the series on the May Bank Holiday Weekend and this year is part of the ‘Yeats 2015’ celebrations where cyclists can enjoy the wonderful scenery of Sligo, the spiritual home of the great poet.
The An Post Cycle Series, supported by An Post, the Irish Sports Council and local sports partnerships, encourages people of all fitness levels to get on their bikes in one of the five cycling tours across the country between May and September. The An Post Yeats Tour of Sligo kicks off the series on the May bank holiday weekend and this year is part of the Yeats 2015 celebrations where cyclists can enjoy the wonderful scenery of Sligo, the spiritual home of the great poet.
Gort will play host to a WB Yeats-themed parade this weekend as part of a week of festivities to mark St Patrick’s Day.
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.
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 LIFE, times, and personality of Maud Gonne will be vividly evoked in a new stage presentation by local theatre-makers Caroline Lynch and Sarah O’Toole, of Mephisto and Anam Theatre companies respectively. The show, which could be described as a dramatised lecture, takes place on Thursday February 26 at 1pm in NUI Galway’s Cube Theatre and admission is free.
Tourism Ireland in Germany kicked off its busy programme of promotions for 2015 last week – with a strong presence at CMT (Caravan, Motor and Tourism Fair) in Stuttgart.
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.