Search Results for 'Jack B Yeats'

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The names on the Autograph Tree at Coole

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It may seem out of place that the name Robert (known as Robbie) Ross is associated with probably the best known literary monument in Ireland, namely the autograph tree at Coole Park. With the exception of two soldiers’ names, all 24 others are poets, writers and artists all of whom Lady Gregory believed were worthy to be included in her particular and original ‘hall of fame.’

Elizabeth and Lily Yeats find a new home at Thoor Ballylee

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Two remarkable women, overshadowed by two remarkable brothers, were remembered on Sunday at the opening of The Studio, a meeting and workplace for artists and craftspeople, at Thoor Ballylee, in south Galway.

The poet and his legend returns home

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Kathleen B Curran, who began working for the Galway Harbour Board after she left school, would rise spectacularly through the ranks to become the combined Harbour Master and secretary to the Port Authority (an unheard of position for a woman in Ireland). She was intimately involved in all of the major events which the harbour witnessed during the latter part of the last century. But I am sure she took particular pleasure, as an Irish language enthusiast and a great admirer of the poet WB Yeats, when Galway was picked out to play a role in the great poet’s funeral.

Michelle Doyle to exhibit at Galway City Library

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PAINTINGS OF Galway, Cork, Tralee, and even Florence, will be on display in the Galway City Library, which is about to host an exhibition by the artist Michelle Doyle.

O’Donnellan & Joyce’s Wild Atlantic Way autumn auction is sure to be a winner

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O’Donnellan & Joyce auctioneers is back to business after the summer holidays with its Wild Atlantic Way autumn auction. Buyers will be out in force to view this incredible selection of properties which are going under the hammer. The auction, set for Thursday September 28 in the Harbour Hotel, New Dock Road, has an exceptionally wide variety of properties from family homes to prime investments, making this the company’s strongest and biggest auction to date.

More than €410,000 of fine art, antiques, and silver sold at auction

Some €410,000 worth of fine art, Irish art, old masters, antiques, silver, and other items was sold at auction by Fonsie Mealy auctioneers last week.

Collections of fine art, Irish art, old masters, antiques, and silver from two Irish country houses and other important private clients

Fonsie Mealy auctioneers will conduct a two day auction comprising more than 900 lots on March 7 and 8. The auction will take place at The Chatsworth Auction Rooms, Chatsworth Street, Castlecomer, Co Kilkenny.

When poetry, printing, and etching meet

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THE MOUNTAIN Ash Broadside, an work combining a poem by Joan McBreen and an etching by Margaret Irwin-West, will be launched this Saturday in the Clifden Arts Festival gallery.

 

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