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Dubliners watched the romancing of WB Yeats with glee

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The final curtain came down on the relationship between Annie Horniman and the Abbey Theatre in the days following the death of Edward VII on May 6 1910. It was customary that on the death of a British monarch all theatres would close as a mark of respect. Dublin theatres were expected to uphold that tradition, and indeed they did, the only exception on this occasion was the Abbey Theatre.

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.

An onsite exhibition at Thoor Ballylee

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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.

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.

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.

 

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