Passing of Sister Margaret MacCurtain

The International Yeats Society is deeply saddened to learn of the death of Sister Margaret MacCurtain—distinguished historian, feminist, educator, human rights activist, and great friend to many of us in the Yeats community. Her obituary in the Irish Times can be found here: The funeral Mass will be streamed live Thursday, October Read more…

Culture Night 2020: The Secret Rose

Friday, September 18 2020 5:00-8:00pm Yeats Building, Hyde Bridge, Sligo, Ireland ‘Enchanting evening filled with stories interpreted from ‘The Secret Rose’ collection by WB Yeats performed by Imelda Ryan Jones, followed by delightful watercolour painting – inspired by Elizabeth Yeats – with Rebecca Massey.’ Free event for children ages 7-12 Read more…

New York City Conference 2017

October 20-22, 2017 Hosted by The New School University, Fordham University, and New York University/Glucksman Ireland House, this years theme was 1917, Yeats in America. Featuring keynote addresses by Maureen Murphy (Hofstra) and Christopher Cahill (American Irish Historical Society). And readings by Nick Laird and Iggy McGovern.