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The man from New York

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The first time Lady Gregory met John Quinn was on Sunday August 31 1902 at a Feis Ceol she had partly organised in the memory of Ó Raifteirí the poet. The occasion also marked Lady Gregory’s first steps into the Celtic revival movement which would absorb her energies throughout her long life, and define her reputation for ever.

Normal people disgusted at the Abbey Theatre’s Playboy.

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Famously WB Yeats was giving a lecture in Aberdeen on Saturday evening January 26 1907, the opening night of the Playboy of the Western World at the Abbey Theatre in Dublin. Just before his lecture started he received a telegraph from Lady Gregory to say the first act was well received.

Theatre shows at Ballynahinch Castle

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HUMANITY DICK, the acclaimed one-man show about the colourful life and times of Galway MP, humanitarian, and serial duellist Richard Martin, will be performed in what was once his home.

Demand high for Yeats College revision courses

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The highly successful Yeats College Christmas Revision Courses take place this year from the Monday December 30 to Saturday January 4 (excluding New Year’s Day) and are designed to provide students with a comprehensive and thorough preparation for their Leaving and Junior Certificate examinations. The revision courses have always been extremely popular, and the College is currently reporting a significant increase in demand with limited places remaining.

Maud Gonne - more than just Yeats' muse

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ENGLISHWOMAN, IRISH republican, suffragette, activist, actor, writer, and muse to WB Yeats, Maud Gonne was one of the most prominent figures in late 19th and early 20th century Ireland.

Mayo teenager to perform at the Abbey Theatre in Dublin

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Foxford teenager Caitlin Hebron will preform with the National Youth Theatre in their production of Ask Too Much of Me by Dylan Colburn-Gray from Monday, August 19 to Saturday, August 24 on The Peacock Stage at the Abbey Theatre.

Discover Galway’s literary heritage at Lady Gregory - Yeats Autumn Gathering

Discover more about our rich literary heritage at the Lady Gregory - Yeats Autumn Gathering, taking place at Coole Park, Kiltartan Cross, and Thoor Ballylee from September 28 to 30.

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.

RTE to continue Drama Festival sponsorship

In last week’s Mary O’Rourke column, it was stated that RTE was ending its sponsorship of the All-Ireland Drama Festival.

Kildare society wins top award at All Ireland Drama Festival

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The Prosperous Dramatic Society from Kildare were crowned RTÉ All Ireland Drama champions at the gala awards ceremony in the Radisson Blu Hotel on Saturday, May 12.

 

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