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In the famous novel Things Fall Apart, renowned Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe uses William Butler Yeats' poem as an epigraph, describing the chaos that arises when a system collapses. "Turning and turning in the widening gyre, the falcon cannot ... Norwegian Council for Africa, 3 weeks ago
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Sunday Poem: At Galway Races, by William Butler Yeats

At Galway Races was written in Coole Park, Lady Gregory's house, in 1908 after the poet had spent a day at the Galway Race Meeting. That is over a century ago but the wish it expresses is the same as that expressed by the new Minister for the Arts, ...
 Irish Independent1 month ago Ireland's Economic Recovery Shows at Galway Races  BusinessWeek1 month ago

First Listen: Robert Plant, 'Lullaby And... The Ceaseless Roar'

The Irish poet William Butler Yeats once famously evoked the drift of time through the image of old men gazing at their own watery reflections. Robert Plant is hardly the gnarled specimen Yeats described — at 66, the singer is still a majestic ...
 Austin American Statesman2 weeks ago
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Holding together

Nearly a century ago, Irish poet William Butler Yeats published his description of a devastated Europe after the brutality of World War I: "Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world. …" Forty years later, ...
 World Magazine1 day ago Elections and vultures of war  Nigerian Tribune1 month ago

Top ten people Id like to have a pint with (PHOTOS) (IrishCentral)

William Butler Yeats. Who are the people dead or alive youd like a pint of Guinness with? Who are the people dead or alive youd like a pint of Guinness with? 1. W.B. Yeats The older I get the more incredible a poet he seems. Hed probably be ...
 Irish Central1 month ago

Opinion: The cultural influence of Yeats, Beckett and Heaney stretches across the world

IT HAS BEEN 75 years since William Butler Yeats died; 25 since the death of Samuel Beckett, and only 11 months since the loss of Seamus Heaney. Yet their poetry and other writings, their contributions to culture both in Ireland and worldwide, will ...
 TheJournal.ie1 month ago

Yeats 2015 Programme Awards

Creative/Artistic Programme Awards The Western Development Commission on behalf of the Steering Group for Yeats 2015 invites artist(s), creative individuals, organisations to express their interest in applying for funding to develop creative, ...
 Western Development Commission1 week ago W.B. Yeats 2015 Website Development Call The Wild Atlantic Poet  Western Development Commission1 month ago

Beyond the Hype of Fifty Shades Of Grey

William Giraldi's ascerbic essay-review on Fifty Shades of Grey delivers a very important point: that we are what we consume. Relationship expert Dr. Drew similarly refrained from sugarcoating his opinion of the series, which he describes as ...
 OpEdNews.com1 month ago

When a Deeper Need Enters

There are no political neutrals—not even among churchmen or poets. Two Irish poets help to illustrate my point: William Butler Yeats, who died in 1939, and Seamus Heaney, who died last year on August 30. William Butler Yeats, every English ...
 Commonweal1 month ago

The Perfect Day in Dublin

Recently I had the chance to add my 51st country to my list of countries visited. The beautifully green and incredibly hospitable country of Ireland was my destination and it did not let me down. I visited Limerick, Galway, the Cliffs of Moher, ...
 Examiner.com16 hours ago
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