Calendar

3:00 pm
Continuing the series of readings from playwrights that were supported by Yeats during his tenure at the National Theatre, Synge’s The Playboy of the Western World will be reproduced in a rehearsed reading in the …
Sligo Courthouse
8:00 pm
Mike McCormack came to fame with his novel Solar Bones, which was published in 2016 by Tramp Press in Dublin. He famously said that he ‘has no memory of writing it’ although he has always …
The Methodist Church, Wine St, Sligo
8:30 pm
Leontia Flynn grew up on a farm in Northern Ireland in the 1970s, the time of ‘the troubles’. Increasingly garnering praise and prizes she has already been described by poet John McAuliffe, as ‘the poet …
The Methodist Church, Wine St, Sligo
11:00 am
Explore how we find characters that bring their own stories and inhabit works of fiction and non-fiction. Over the course of the day we’ll explore the places we find characters, how to structure aspects of …
Sligo Central Library
Jul 24 @ 3:00 pm
3:00 pm
Stories of friendship and kindness between saints and animals and other tales Amabel Clarke is a spell-caster: a storyteller with a passion for folklore and legends. Come and be enthralled.
Ballymote Library
7:00 pm
Dark Leaves Theatre Co. presents Old Time Radio – a special radio adaptation of WB Yeats’s Cathleen Ni Houlihan. Featuring the vocal talents of Isabel Claffey, Ultan Burke, Jay Starliper, Niall Colleary and Declan Drohan. …
Sullivan's Bar
1:00 pm
Since he was nineteen Niall Williams has had many entanglements with both Yeats brothers. It began with a pocket-eared Selected Poems of WB and many sojourns sitting in front of the Jack B’s during his …
Sligo Central Library
8:00 pm
The hawk was WB Yeats’s totemic bird. In the story ‘The Wisdom of the King’ the metamorphosis of man into bird is complete. In ‘ The Old Men Of The Twilight’ the metamorphosis of man …
Ballymote Library
8:00 pm
Debate and discussion about the great questions of the day was very much part of WB Yeats life. In that grand tradition, Myles Dungan of RTE Radio One’s The History Programme, will host The Summer …
The Methodist Church, Wine St, Sligo
7:00 pm
In 1918, women were finally allowed to vote; equality of suffrage had been achieved. It was not without lengthy struggle on the part of many women and men over many years. This short play in …
Lissadell Church Of Ireland, Ballinphull, Maugherow
10:00 pm
California poets David Starkey, Chryss Yost and Paul J. Willis are on tour in Ireland with Gunpowder Press. David Starkey, publisher of Gunpowder Press, has also written one of the best selling creative writing textbooks …
Lyons Café
May 17 all-day
12:00 am
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Main Venue