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Flag etiquette alive and well

Sir, While sailing past the LE William Butler Yeats at Haulbowline, Cobh last Saturday I dipped my yacht's British ensign as a mark of respect to a senior vessel. I was delighted to see one of her crew sprint to her stern and dip the Irish ensign ... Irish Times, 3 days ago

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A passion for poetry and its purpose

In his poem In Memory of WB Yeats, WH Auden declared that "poetry makes nothing happen." Yeats himself once said that "what can be explained is not poetry." Seamus Heaney, meanwhile, defined poems as "stepping stones in one's own sense of oneself".
 Irish Independent5 days ago
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Things fall apart, the Centre cannot hold…

These lines from The Second Coming by W B Yeats in 1919 are literally coming true in the India of 2016 Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, …The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are ...
 Samaylive5 days ago LGBT people a natural ally of Black Lives Matter  Washington Blade1 week ago Watching Brexit, hearing Yeats  The Times Of Israel1 month ago Having spoken about refashioning case for Scottish independence, Sturgeon now has her chance  Irish Independent1 month ago

O'Keeffe eyes Conundrum prize

Be Perfect is among Lord Yeats' opposition Jedd O'Keeffe is expecting a big run from recent Ripon winner Lord Yeats at Hamilton Park on Thursday. The Middleham raider, who scored on his handicap debut a month ago, faces seven rivals in the ...
 Sky Sports2 weeks ago

Stevie Wonder and Orchestra, Songs in the Key of Life Live, BST Festival, July 10th, 2016

Maybe it was just me, but... When the show was announced in March, the year had not yet become this rough, Yeats-like beast, with a gaze that seemed "as blank and pitiless as the sun." As the concert neared, it had. Stevie's stature - soul ...
 Huffington Post UK2 weeks ago
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William Butler Yeats

One of the most significant figures of 20th-century literature was an Irish poet. Yeats also served as an Irish Senator for two terms and was considered a pillar of both the Irish and British literary establishments. Yeats played an instrumental ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star1 month ago WB Yeats would have been 151 today  Breaking News1 month ago Top ten quotes from W.B. Yeats in honor of his birthday (IrishCentral)  Irish Central1 month ago Nobel endeavour An Irishman's Diary about how WB Yeats won literature's greatest prize  Irish Times1 month ago

Poetry: Yeats' favourite inspired by rhythms of Celtic verse

This year is the 120th anniversary of the birth of the Irish poet Frederick Robert Higgins. He was an easy-going, unpretentious man who liked his friends to call him "FR". This year is the 120th anniversary of the birth of the Irish poet Frederick ...
 Irish Independent2 weeks ago
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Inside story about Indrajit Coomaraswamy becoming Centr ...

ByD. B. S. Jeyaraj All changed, changed utterly The memorable lines from Irish poet Yeats came true on the morning of July 2, 2016 for Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy after he received a telephone call at 6. 30 am. The early caller was none other than ...
 Daily Mirror Sri Lanka3 weeks ago FRANKLY SPEAKING All changed, changed utterly  Friends of Europe1 month ago

Which books deserve a sequel?

In 1909, William Butler Yeats posited a theory of romantic devotion. "True love is a discipline," he wrote in his journal. "Each divines the secret self of the other, and refusing to believe in the mere daily self, creates a mirror where the lover ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago

An American legionnaire foresees his death An Irishman's Diary about Alan Seeger

Like WB Yeats's Irish Airman, Alan Seeger foresaw his own demise in war. But unlike the airman (Robert Gregory, whose imagined thoughts Yeats reconstructed in verse), Seeger was a poet as well as soldier. So he made the prophesy himself, in his ...
 Irish Times3 weeks ago
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