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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.
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.
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.
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.
YEATS' TOWER at Thoor Ballylee, near Gort, is the setting for an exhibition and literary event, The Roots Of Your Refuge, where eight Galway poets, writers, and visual artists explore the theme of sanctuary.
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.
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.
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.
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.