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City of Galway twins with L.É. William Butler Yeats

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Galway City Council last weekend hosted a Reception to honour the Twinning of the City of Galway with the Irish Naval vessel the L.É. William Butler Yeats.

Yeats inspired music and installation for Culture Night

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A NEW work by the Irish sound artist and composer, Francis Heery, commissioned by the Galway County Council, will be performed in Yeats' Castle, Thoor Ballylee, Gort, on Friday September 21 for Culture Night.

SciFest success at Yeats College

For the fourth year funning Yeats College has received outstanding success at SciFest. This competition, held annually, provides a sterling opportunity for students to creatively engage with the various scientific fields. SciFest is a series of one-day science fairs for second-level students.

Project Maths academy at Yeats College

Yeats College has announced details of its highly successful Project Maths academy for Leaving Certificate students commencing on June 12. The course, now in its third year, provides students with an exciting and worthwhile opportunity to build a strong foundation in maths at Leaving Certificate level.

Get on your bike for the Sport Ireland Yeats Tour of Sligo

With only a few weeks to go to the Sport Ireland Yeats Tour of Sligo the event is generating huge interest, with cycling enthusiasts from all over the country expected to descend on Sligo on the May bank holiday weekend.

Christmas revision course at Yeats College

The Yeats College Christmas revision courses will take place from Monday January 2 to Friday January 6 2017. The esteemed courses, which commenced in 1992, have consistently grown in popularity throughout the years and the college is currently reporting a very strong interest for places.

Award for Yeats Ballylee Mile at Council Golden Mile event

The Burren Lowlands Group was among the winners at this year’s Golden Mile of Galway Awards, receiving the Built Heritage Award for a mile extending from Ballylee Cross to the Ballyaneen lios/fort. This is one of the most historic roads in the county as it includes Thoor Ballylee, an old mill and miller’s house, Yeats’ cottage, ring forts, a blessed well, and 19th century farmhouses.

Unique Lady Gregory portrait joins collection at NUI Galway

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William Butler Yeats, poet, playwright, politician, and Nobel prize-winner for literature, always looked west. Through rare books, art, music, drama, and film, the Yeats and the West exhibition at NUI Galway discovers what the west meant to him, and what this might mean for us. As part of this exhibition of original materials that are unique to the West of Ireland, NUI Galway has added a recently acquired portrait of Lady Gregory painted by the artist Gerald Festus Kelly in 1912.

Yeats College students celebrate Leaving Certificate success

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There were scenes of jubilation at Yeats College Galway as students received their Leaving Certificate results on Wednesday last week.

Jack B Yeats exhibition in Loughrea

An exhibition featuring works by one of Ireland’s greatest painters Jack B Yeats, as well as works by the Yeats family and their friends, is currently on display in Loughrea.

 

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