Centenary of WB Yeats’ Nobel PrizeYeats Society Sligo is delighted to be Celebrating the Centenary of WB Yeats’ Nobel Prize and will host Numberless Dreams . . . My Passionate Rhyme, a three-day poetry event taking place in Sligo between Thursday November 30th to Saturday December 2nd

 

The event is part of a wider programme, designed by Yeats Society Sligo, in partnership with other organisations and institutions to celebrate the Centenary of WB Yeats’  Nobel Prize in Literature in 1923.

Numberless Dreams . . . My Passionate Rhyme concentrates on Poetry in Ireland, Then, Now and in the Future. The event includes readings from Paul Muldoon, Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, music with No Crows, talks by Theo Dorgan, Dan Mulhall and a panel discussion on poetry hosted by distinguished contemporary poets and chaired by Jessica Traynor. Members of the public will gather to read 100 of Yeats poems.

8:00pm
Friday 1 December
Ireland Professor of Poetry, Paul Muldoon delivers the keynote lecture Counted One: Yeats By the Numbers.
Introduced by Jessica Traynor
Location: Methodist Church, Wine Street, Sligo F91 HY48
Tickets €12.00

8:00pm
Saturday 2 December
Poetry readings with: Paul Muldoon & Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin

Presented by: John Kelly
Music: No Crows
Location: Methodist Church, Wine Street, Sligo F91 HY48
Tickets: €15.00

This programme, honouring the poet, is the closing event of the Official Decade of Centenaries, funded and organised by Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht and Media, on behalf of the Government of Ireland.

Tickets for all events are available now on eventbrite

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