Updated: 14/04/14 : 15:59:40
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Young Yeats Society Arts and Poetry Competitions

The Young Yeats Society, a youth-led arts and cultural group formed in 2013 and a branch of the long established Yeats Society, continue an exciting programme of events for 2014 with the launch of two new competitions: the Young Yeats Art Competition and the Poetry in Motion Video Competition.In the art competition entrants are asked to use the poetry of W. B. Yeats as inspiration for the piece they create. [...]  Read More...

Updated: 14/04/14 : 17:11:30
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Yeats painting expected to hit over €96.8k in London

A work by one of Ireland’s most sought-after artists is to be sold at auction in London.Jack Butler Yeats’ 'Island Men Returning', which depicts two currachs returning to shore, draws on the painter’s love of scenes from the west coast.Dated 1919, it is among the top lots being sold at Bonhams salerooms as part of next month’s British and Irish Art Sale. It has a guide price of £60,000-80,000. (€73.6k - [...]  Read More...

Updated: 20/04/14 : 09:43:29
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Informal Music Afternoon at The Model

The Model, Sligo on Sunday 27th April 2014 - 1pmInformal Music Afternoons programme music from different genres, aim to give a platform particularly for musicians from the Sligo area, and to also include student performers. The cabaret-style setting in the Atrium, the delicious wares from the Model Cafe, the extremely relaxed atmosphere and the wide mix of music produce something that is unique in Ireland. [...]  Read More...

Updated: 27/03/14 : 12:29:52
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'Rilke Hymn Boxes + Black Elk Drawings’ at The Hamilton

3rd – 26th AprilMarie Foley, Aosdana The Hamilton Gallery invite you to view 'Rilke Hymn Boxes + Black Elk Drawings' by artist Marie Foley, Aosdana. To know a tree, in its true element, throw inner space around it, from that pure abundance in you.Rainer Maria RilkeIn a letter to his Polish publisher, Rilke wrote of the vocation of the artist:- It is our task to [...]  Read More...