Updated: 16/01/18 : 15:58:37
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Annual Commemoration of the death of W.B. Yeats’ at Drumcliffe

On Sunday, 28 January, the 79th anniversary of the death of the poet in France in 1939, the life and work of William Butler Yeats will be commemorated in Drumcliffe Church, Drumcliffe, County Sligo, in the graveyard of which his final resting place is located, ‘under bare Ben Bulben’s head’.  Starting at 5pm, locals will gather again this year to remember the poet through his work.  The short event will [...]  Read More...

Updated: 12/01/18 : 07:03:58
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New Sligo Film Society programme for Spring 2018

The Model Sligo has announced a new Spring season of film at The Model Cinema in partnership with Sligo Film Society. Sligo Film Society returns to The Model for the second edition of it’s 2017/2018 film programme, with a new season of 14 titles which commences this Thursday 11 January. The season runs until 19 April, with films from around the world including Bulgaria, France, Italy, Norway, Russia, Senegal, UK and US but there is also [...]  Read More...

Updated: 16/01/18 : 16:05:55
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The Model 2018 programme

The Model has released details of the visual art programme for 2018. Highlights include Turbulence, an ambitious group exhibition that looks at the refugee crisis today through the work of Irish and international contemporary artists; a [...]  Read More...

Updated: 12/01/18 : 07:15:43
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Model acquires artworks from recent Yeats family sale at Sothebys

The Model is delighted to announce the very special acquisition of a considerable body of artworks from the recent Yeats Family sale at Sotheby’s. These remarkable paintings and drawings include John Butler Yeats’ masterpiece Self Portrait, New York, as well as significant portraits by the artist of his accomplished children William, Susan, Elizabeth and Jack. The works, which are joining The Niland Collection on a long-term loan from a [...]  Read More...