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Cannon welcomes plans for major investment in Coole Park Visitor Centre

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Fine Gael Deputy Ciaran Cannon has welcomed a commitment by Failte Ireland and the National Parks and Wildlife Service to make a major investment in upgrading the Coole Park Visitor Centre.

Druid - free homeschooling resources for primary school children

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DRUID THEATRE Company is offering free homeschooling resources for primary school children and parents, as part of the DruidGregory Education and Community Programme.

Virtual performance venture launched by Little Theatre Group

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Athlone Little Theatre may be closed due to Covid-19 but that will not stop members from bringing drama to the people of the town this winter!

Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture launches reimagined programme

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From next month until March 2021, more than 350 artists from Galway, and across Ireland, will take part in a seven month, reimagined, Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture programme.

Lady Gregory to get the Druid treatment

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IT HAPPENED with Tom Murphy, it happened with JM Synge, it happened with Shakespeare. Now it is the turn of one of the major lights of the Irish Literary Revival - Lady Gregory - to get a Druid cycle.

Celebrate the Poet’s Picnic

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The Poet’s Picnic is an annual celebration of WB Yeats’ birthday on June 13. Lovers of Yeats’ poetry have gathered and feasted on the grounds of the Norman tower house that was his summer home, and the inspiration for some of his most beautiful work.

‘That rapture of friendship that so possessed and satisfied me.’

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In 1911 the successful and popular Theodore Roosevelt had recently completed his two-terms as president, but was still a man of incomparable influence, when the Abbey Theatre opened in New York on Monday November 27.

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.

Poems for the Lockdown - Bohermore cemetery

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I WROTE this poem in 2014 after the English poet Helen Mort, who, as well as being an excellent poet, is an accomplished cross country runner, asked me: "And do you run?"

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.

 

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