Yeats International Summer School 2014 , 27th July – 8th August 2014

Posted: April 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Yeats Society of Sligo welcomes all to the 55th Annual Yeats International Summer School, 27th July – 8th August 2014. Margaret Mills Harper and Matthew Campbell are the Director and Assistant Director. The distinguished roster of lecturers includes Maud Ellmann, Edna Longley, Lucy McDiarmid, Francis O’Gorman, Daniel Karlin, Patricia Coughlan, David Dwan, and Herbert Tucker. Sam McCready will lead the drama workshop, and Sinéad Morrissey will conduct the poetry workshop. Special events will include readings by Michael Longley, Donal Ryan, and John Kavanagh. The longest running summer school in Ireland presents its unique blend of learning, art, and fun, in beautiful Yeats Country. In conjunction with the Tread Softly Arts Festival, the Riverstown Music Festival, Fleadh Cheol na hEireann and other arts events, the town of Sligo invites all to discover the power of the imagination through the work of Ireland’s preeminent poet.


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