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Event Packages - 60th Yeats International Summer School 2019

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In 2019, the 60th Yeats International Summer School will take place in Sligo between 25th July - 2nd August.

Directors Professor Matthew Campbell and Dr Lauren Arrington will present an intriguing programme that follows in the fine Summer School tradition of offering a unique learning experience through the sharing of ideas and opinions, during both the formal and informal events of the programme.





PARTIAL PACKAGE

Attend the Summer School for 5 full days of your choice.
Please email the Yeats Society at info@yeatssociety.com with your choice of days.





POETRY PACKAGE

Poets Galore at the 60th International Summer School.

Celebrating 60 years of the Yeats International Summer School means celebrating poetry. And this year will not disappoint. We have a wonderful group of poets converging on Sligo this year to mark our 60th birthday.

Our Special Poetry Package allows you access to our main poetry events and experience a taster of what the Summer School has to offer; 2 lectures, 2 poetry evenings, and one evening event:


- Event: Salute to Seamus, Friday 26th July, 8pm.
A poetic and musical celebration of Nobel Poet Seamus Heaney. Special guest, poet, Bernard O'Donoghue. Hosted by Tommie Gorman. Methodist Church, Wine Street

- Reading: Caitríona O'Reilly, Sunday 28th July, 8:30pm.
Poetry reading, Methodist Church, Wine Street

- Lecture: Stephanie Burt, Monday 29th July, 9:15am
'Throats of Birds: Yeats and the Lyric Theory Debate'. Harvard University
Methodist Church, Wine Street

- Reading: Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, Wednesday 31st July, 8pm.
Poetry reading, Methodist Church, Wine Street

- Lecture: Paul Muldoon, Thursday 1st August, 9:15am
'Zigzag Wantonness: Yeats and Form'. Princeton University
Methodist Church, Wine Street


Experience all 5 events for the price of 4 - €65!!
Or buy on at the door for €70




LUNCHTIME PACKAGE

Want to get a taste of the Summer School during your lunch break? Learn about the Sligo history of smuggling, see a short performance, attend a seminar, and listen to Ambassador Dan Mulhall discuss Yeats and Revolutionary Ireland.

Our Lunchtime Package offers you a brief look into the world of the Summer School with: 2 talks, 1 play, and 1 seminar

- Event: Lunchtime Talk, Friday 26th July, 1:15pm
John Black, Elsinore and Smuggling at Rosses Point' with Adrian O'Neill. Methodist Church

- Event: Lunchtime Play: The Curlew Players, Wednesday 31st July, 1:15pm
Play:The Muse and Mr Yeats, Methodist Church, Wine Street

- Seminar: Theatre Rountable, Wednesday 31st July, 2:30pm
Chaired by Alexandra Poulain (Sorbonne University), with Niall Henry (Blue Raincoat Theatre) and Jimmy Fay (Lyric Theatre). Methodist Church, Wine Street

- Event: Lunchtime Talk, Friday 2nd July, 1:15pm
Ambassador Dan Mulhall, 'Yeats and Revolutionary Ireland'. Methodist Church


Experience all 4 events for the price of 3 - €40!!
Or buy on at the door for €51




EVENING PACKAGE

Enjoy a handful of evening events at the Summer School, with music, performance, poetry, film and debate!

Our Evening Package allows entrance to: 3 evening reading, 1 film, 1 debate and a musical tribute to Seamus Heaney!

- Evening: Salute to Seamus, Friday 26th July, 8pm
A poetic and musical celebration of Nobel Poet Seamus Heaney. Special guest, poet, Bernard O'Donoghue. Hosted by Tommie Gorman. Methodist Church, Wine Street

- Evening: Caitríona O'Reilly, Sunday 28th July, 8:30pm
Poetry reading: Caitríona O'Reilly. Methodist Church, Wine Street

- Evening: Eoin McNamee, Monday 29th July, 8pm
Reading - Eoin McNamee, author and screenwriter. Methodist Church, Wine Street

- Film: Prisoners of the Moon, Monday 29th July, 10pm
The Dark Side of the 1969 Moon Landing Story, Yeats Building Sligo

- Evening: Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, Wednesday 31st July, 8pm
Poetry reading - Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin. Methodist Church, Wine Street

- Evening: Midnight Faeries at Glencar, Wednesday 31st July, 11:30pm
Performance: The Stolen Child. Rabbit's Riot Theatre Company. Glencar Waterfall

- Evening: Yeats Salon, Thursday 1st August, 7:30pm
Ambassador Daniel Mulhall chairs a debate 'Social Media: Tearing up the Cultural Heart?'
With Niamh McCabe (writer) Jessica Traynor (poet) and Ronan McGreevy (journalist/author). Methodist Church, Wine Street


Experience all 7 events for the price of 6 - €80!!
Or buy on at the door for €100





For more information contact:
info@yeatssocietysligo
www.yeatssociety.com

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