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Thomas Kinsella: the most notable career performance since Wil...

With Late Poems, Thomas Kinsella joins WB Yeats, James Joyce and Samuel Beckett as the last in the Capital of Letters Big Four As Thomas Kinsella reached the age of 88 on May 4th, Ireland receives its longest running poetic career to date. Kinsella ... Irish Times, 1 week ago

Can the Center Hold?

The first stanza of William Butler Yeats much quoted poem, The Second Coming, contains the words: 'Things fall apart, the center cannot hold.... The best lack all conviction, While the worst are full of passionate intensity.' It is unclear ...
 Huffington Post1 month ago Deep Purple Dreams  Daily Kos1 month ago
Irish Independent

The Edge: Daithi and Rita back to scene of the crime

William Butler Yeats my backside. Romantic Ireland isn't dead and gone. (Nor is it with Michael O'Leary in the skies.) William Butler Yeats my backside. Romantic Ireland isn't dead and gone. (Nor is it with Michael O'Leary in the skies.) Daithi O Se ...
 Irish Independent1 month ago

Media Comment: They zeroed in on Ziffer

, writing to novelist Katharine Tynan, Irish poet William Butler Yeats wrote, I hate journalists. There is nothing in them but tittering, jeering emptiness... they have given up their individuality....The shallowest people on the ridge of the ...
 Jerusalem Post1 month ago
Irish Independent

Windmill Lane Sessions: Little Green Cars

Interview by Adam's father, the late Hugh O'Regan. Goes the lines from the William Butler Yeats poem Ephemera: "'Ah, do not mourn,' he said, 'That we are tired, for other loves await us'/Hate on and love through unrepining hours/Before us lies ...
 Irish Independent2 months ago

Irish Navy's third Samuel Beckett-class OPV LÉ William Butler Yeats floated out

The Irish Naval Service has reportedly floated out the third and last Samuel Beckett-class offshore patrol vessel (OPV), LÉ William Butler Yeats. A total of two Samuel Beckett-class PVs were ordered by Ireland's Department of Defence under a £81m ...
 Naval Technology2 months ago Irish Naval Service floats third OPV  Shephard2 months ago

Tuesday Musical Presents Concert in Celebration of National Poetry Month

Why have so many composers been drawn to the poetry of Emily Dickinson and William Butler Yeats? There's so much in their poetry that people respond to, New York City-based pianist and composer Gregg Kallor said during a recent interview. What they ...
 IdeaStream1 month ago

WB Yeats's Nobel medal donated to National Library

Poet was awarded literature prize in 1923 for giving expression to spirit of a whole nation The National Library of Ireland (NLI) has officially received the medal awarded to WB Yeats in 1923 for winning the Nobel Prize in Literature. The medal, ...
 Irish Times4 weeks ago

Of remarkable heritage

It was the combined traits of the Yeatses and the Pollexfens that were woven into the nature of the Yeats children, or so it was believed by John Butler Yeats, father of William and three other children — Susan Mary (Lily; 1866-1949), Elizabeth ...
 The Statesman1 month ago

Irish singer's hauntingly beautiful version of WB Yeats' "16 Dead Men" (VIDEO) (IrishCentral)

It's said that W.B. Yeats always thought that his words should be played out in song. Thus, what better time than this, during the centenary of the Easter Rising leaders' executions, to launch this moving musical tribute in which Irish artist Lisa ...
 Irish Central1 week ago Rebel with a cause: Bob Geldof and friends celebrate WB Yeats  BBC1 month ago
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