Sligo: The landscape of legendary Irish poet William Butler Yeats' inspiration
But just outside the station, on a grey wall, a portion of a poem by legendary Irish poet William Butler Yeats caught my eye and it was like a whole new world opening up. With barely suppressed anticipation and excitement, I headed into the centre of town.
In A One-Room Schoolhouse, Irish Family Keeps Legacy Of W.B. Yeats Alive
We're about to hear a long dead poet come to life. William Butler Yeats was born in Ireland 150 years ago this week. People in Ireland are celebrating his birthday with public readings and festivals. In County Galway, far from the big cities, NPR's Ari ...
The life and poetry of William Butler Yeats – quiz
The life and poetry of William Butler Yeats – quiz. A century and a half after his birth, the influence of WB Yeats is greater than ever. But how much do you know about the Nobel laureate's life and work? Find out with our anniversary quiz. Share ...
Weekend Entertainments From the Archives of The New York Times
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Saturday is the 150th anniversary of the birth of William Butler Yeats. A year of events (including an Irish Repertory Theater fund-raiser held on Monday at Town Hall in New York, at which the poet's granddaughter read “The Lake Isle of Innisfree ...