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#WB Yeats

# wb-yeats - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Crew member of ferry missing after overnight search in Irish Sea
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Crew member of ferry missing after overnight search in Irish Sea

Oct 6th 2020, 10:07 AM 137,412 Views 11 Comments

The search is being overseen by the HM Coastguard in Holyhead in Wales, but the Irish Coast Guard is providing assistance.

# wb-yeats - Monday 28 January, 2019

Irish Ferries to take NTA to court after being ordered to pay compensation over cancellations
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Irish Ferries to take NTA to court after being ordered to pay compensation over cancellations

Jan 28th 2019, 6:48 PM 20,015 Views 23 Comments

The National Transport Authority issued the notices today ordering Irish Ferries to pay compensation.

# wb-yeats - Thursday 20 December, 2018

€144 million WB Yeats cruise ferry sails into Dublin Port
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€144 million WB Yeats cruise ferry sails into Dublin Port

Dec 20th 2018, 2:29 PM 30,573 Views 22 Comments

The new ferry can hold 1800 passengers and will see passages to Holyhead in Wales and Cherbourg in France.

# wb-yeats - Sunday 15 July, 2018

Sligo honours WB and Jack Yeats with a unique arts festival From TheJournal.ie

Sligo honours WB and Jack Yeats with a unique arts festival

Jul 15th 2018, 12:00 PM 8,229 Views 0 Comments

The event will include walks, art, literature and talks.

# wb-yeats - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Irish Ferries cancels 6,000 summer bookings as new ship is delayed again
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# WB LAtes

Irish Ferries cancels 6,000 summer bookings as new ship is delayed again

Jun 12th 2018, 3:11 PM 25,473 Views 75 Comments

Irish Ferries was previously forced to cancel July sailings for the W.B. Yeats.

# wb-yeats - Sunday 8 October, 2017

WB Yeats chosen as name for new €144 million Irish cruise ferry
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# Online Poll

WB Yeats chosen as name for new €144 million Irish cruise ferry

Oct 8th 2017, 6:00 AM 20,497 Views 39 Comments

“It is a name that will convey a sense of magnificence,” said Irish Ferries managing director Andrew Sheen.

# wb-yeats - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

State spends €650k on WB Yeats' furniture and letters to his wife
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# Yeats Collection

State spends €650k on WB Yeats' furniture and letters to his wife

Sep 27th 2017, 3:24 PM 10,445 Views 42 Comments

In the past two years, the State has spent €4 million on archive material once belonging to the great Irish poet.

# wb-yeats - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Joyce thanks Yeats for his 'helping hand' in letters just bought by the State
# The Second Coming
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# The Second Coming

Joyce thanks Yeats for his 'helping hand' in letters just bought by the State

Feb 16th 2017, 5:24 PM 8,065 Views 33 Comments

Arts Minister Heather Humphreys said that an extra €500,000 had been allocated to acquire the letters.

# wb-yeats - Friday 13 January, 2017

Barack Obama and Joe Biden haven't stopped quoting WB Yeats since 2008
# All's Changed Changed Utterly
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# All's Changed Changed Utterly

Barack Obama and Joe Biden haven't stopped quoting WB Yeats since 2008

Jan 13th 2017, 2:42 PM 10,023 Views 2 Comments

They <3 him.

Obama to Biden: 'I had to quote an Irish poet and Seamus Heaney was taken'
# Was It For This
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# Was It For This

Obama to Biden: 'I had to quote an Irish poet and Seamus Heaney was taken'

Jan 13th 2017, 10:31 AM 41,382 Views 66 Comments

Seamus Heaney and WB Yeats featured in the speeches given by the men yesterday.

# wb-yeats - Friday 14 October, 2016

Why Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize for Literature
# No Direction Home
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# No Direction Home

Why Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize for Literature

Oct 14th 2016, 6:15 AM 14,941 Views 46 Comments

For fans of lyrics, or of lyrical music, Dylan’s output rewards thorough exploration like no other artist of the last 100 years

# wb-yeats - Friday 10 June, 2016

Yeats didn't come up in the English exam yesterday and the Leaving Certs are RAGING
# Dead And Gone
From The Daily Edge
# Dead And Gone

Yeats didn't come up in the English exam yesterday and the Leaving Certs are RAGING

Jun 10th 2016, 10:41 AM 10,936 Views 3 Comments

Their Leaving Cert hopes are dead and gone; they’re with O’Leary in the grave.

# wb-yeats - Saturday 30 January, 2016

Finally, 9 important answers to 'Was it for this?'
# With O'leary
From The Daily Edge
# With O'leary

Finally, 9 important answers to 'Was it for this?'

Jan 30th 2016, 3:51 PM 8,295 Views 2 Comments

Romantic Ireland’s dead and gone…

# wb-yeats - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Never-before-seen Abbey Theatre papers show how it fought against censorship
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# Minute Books

Never-before-seen Abbey Theatre papers show how it fought against censorship

Dec 15th 2015, 6:02 AM 8,102 Views 3 Comments

The minute books have been digitised and transcripts made.

# wb-yeats - Saturday 14 November, 2015

What is it that makes Irish people fight over wills?
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# WIll Power

What is it that makes Irish people fight over wills?

Nov 14th 2015, 8:00 PM 23,220 Views 38 Comments

Where there’s a will – there’s a potential family falling out of seismic proportions.

# wb-yeats - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Supercalifragilistic-expialadocious - Mary Poppins' Dublin home is for sale*
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# Mary Poppins

Supercalifragilistic-expialadocious - Mary Poppins' Dublin home is for sale*

Nov 5th 2015, 5:15 PM 9,745 Views 4 Comments

*Well, her creator’s, anyway.

# wb-yeats - Thursday 23 July, 2015

A bridge and a boat are set to get some famous Irish names From TheJournal.ie

A bridge and a boat are set to get some famous Irish names

Jul 23rd 2015, 6:15 PM 26,353 Views 53 Comments

WB Yeats and a hero of 1916 are set to be immortalised in different ways.

# wb-yeats - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Interactive map tells the story of one of Ireland's most famous poets
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Interactive map tells the story of one of Ireland's most famous poets

Jun 13th 2015, 8:30 AM 7,704 Views 6 Comments

It’s the 150th anniversary of Yeats’ birth today.

# wb-yeats - Thursday 4 June, 2015

One of Ireland's most famous poets is now on a coin
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One of Ireland's most famous poets is now on a coin

Jun 4th 2015, 6:15 AM 20,537 Views 32 Comments

The collector coin has been launched to commemorate the 150th anniversary of WB Yeats’ birth.

# wb-yeats - Friday 20 March, 2015

Ireland's most famous writers have been turned into believable hipsters
# Uselysses
From The Daily Edge
# Uselysses

Ireland's most famous writers have been turned into believable hipsters

Mar 20th 2015, 2:15 PM 4,007 Views 0 Comments

James Joyce in a Vampire Weekend t-shirt.

# wb-yeats - Friday 13 June, 2014

Just Senator Susan O'Keeffe, giving a radio interview... wait, WHAT?
# Wash Your Mouth Out
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# Wash Your Mouth Out

Just Senator Susan O'Keeffe, giving a radio interview... wait, WHAT?

Jun 13th 2014, 11:54 AM 19,288 Views 18 Comments

One for everyone whose minds are stuck in the gutter. (Which includes us.)

# wb-yeats - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Open thread: What's your favourite WB Yeats poem?
# Lets Get Cultural
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# Lets Get Cultural

Open thread: What's your favourite WB Yeats poem?

Jan 28th 2014, 7:30 AM 8,682 Views 62 Comments

Yeats died 75 years ago today but his work is still being studied in schools across the country. Are there any lines still floating around in your heads from your schooldays?

# wb-yeats - Friday 6 December, 2013

In pictures: Mandela's Irish visits
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# Madiba

In pictures: Mandela's Irish visits

Dec 6th 2013, 2:37 AM 12,758 Views 32 Comments

The South African leader visited Ireland on three occasions, most recently for the Special Olympics in 2003.

# wb-yeats - Monday 11 November, 2013

Lissadell House owners win long-running legal battle over rights-of-way
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# Co Sligo

Lissadell House owners win long-running legal battle over rights-of-way

Nov 11th 2013, 11:58 AM 22,992 Views 91 Comments

The Supreme Court has overturned an earlier ruling, which found in favour of Sligo County Council

# wb-yeats - Friday 11 November, 2011

Presidential poems: will Michael D quote himself during inauguration speech?
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Presidential poems: will Michael D quote himself during inauguration speech?

Nov 11th 2011, 10:00 AM 1,353 Views 3 Comments

Or will he follow in the footsteps of his American counterparts and invite another poet to the stage?

# wb-yeats - Tuesday 23 August, 2011

Dublin writers' exhibition opens in the Liberties
# City Of Literature
From The Daily Edge
# City Of Literature

Dublin writers' exhibition opens in the Liberties

Aug 23rd 2011, 1:40 PM 1,031 Views 3 Comments

W.B. Yeats was poor at spelling and Samuel Beckett was born on a Friday 13th…just some of the facts you will learn at the newly-opened Dublin Writers’ exhibition.

# wb-yeats - Monday 23 May, 2011

Irish musicians, actors and sports stars join festivities at Obama concert
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Irish musicians, actors and sports stars join festivities at Obama concert

May 23rd 2011, 5:23 PM 1,317 Views 0 Comments

Jedward takes to the stage at College Green to sing their Eurovision hit after Daniel Day-Lewis extended a warm welcome to the US president, incorporating the words of former president Abraham Lincoln.