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Yeats's Nobel medal donated to National Library

The medal was presented at a special event this afternoon The medal awarded to WB Yeats for winning the Nobel Prize in Literature has been donated to the National Library of Ireland. The medal, valued at €1.5m, and the accompanying diploma, ... RTE Online, 3 days 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 week ago

Guess who came to dinner? The famous faces in Jammet's restaurant

Douglas Hyde, Countess Markievicz and WB Yeats signed the book, which goes on auction Between 1901 and 1967, Jammet's was the most famous restaurant in Ireland and a rare outpost of French cuisine. The restaurant was established by two French ...
 Irish Times1 week ago
Irish Times

New website details Easter Rising compensation claims

Jack B Yeats and Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington among those who sought monetary relief A new website containing details of thousands of compensation claims by individuals and businesses following the 1916 Easter Rising has been launched by the National ...
 Irish Times1 week ago Death and destruction: Claims for compensation after the 1916 Rising  TheJournal.ie1 week ago Compensation claims from 1916 Rising  Irish World News1 week ago Irish government launches website detailing 1916 compensations (IrishCentral)  Irish Central1 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 week ago Deep Purple Dreams  Daily Kos2 weeks ago
Irish Independent

Television review - Who we are now: a people 100 years in the making

It was a week of working out what it means to be Irish, and why that matters. Bob Geldof did it via the medium of WB Yeats, a man who knew a thing or two about mediums. It must be some kind of curse to Geldof that he is at his most brilliant and ...
 Irish Independent3 weeks ago TV: Bob Geldof on WB Yeats Tonight  Before It's News4 weeks ago Television: Bob has sex on the brain when it comes to Yeats  Irish Independent1 month ago
Irish Independent

Lost poet's society house where WB Yeats used to visit

Historians suggest the 1916 Rising and subsequent struggle for freedom might not have taken place without the preceding reassertion of Irish cultural independence. Historians suggest the 1916 Rising and subsequent struggle for freedom might not have ...
 Irish Independent2 weeks 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 Independent2 weeks ago

Going out: the best of what's on this week

Monday Yeats & the West The Model, Sligo Until May 12 The idea of the west of Ireland, as much as the reality, was vital for WB Yeats and Jack B Yeats. This co-operative project, involving the Model and NUI Galway, considers WB's ...
 Irish Times3 weeks ago
Irish Times

Walter MacDonagh: Key figure in Sligo theatrical and social life

Obituary: Founding member of the Sligo Drama Circle and director of plays at Yeats Summer School Walter MacDonagh, who died aged 92, was a key figure in the social and theatrical life of Sligo for many decades. He was a founding member of the Sligo ...
 Irish Times3 weeks ago
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