Rossnaree is a historic country house B&B in Slane, County Meath, overlooking the Boyne Valley's famous megalithic site, Newgrange. The four boutique rooms offer guests elegant accommodation in quiet exclusivity.
We are delighted to announce Sabina Higgins is guest of honour at The Muse of Yeats festival. The festival celebrates Maud Gonne and women of the revolution returns to Rossnaree House on October 1-2, 2016.
See the programme on Eventbrite online and BOOK TICKETS here.
Sabina Higgins will give an official opening address and a poetry reading on Saturday.
The Muse of Yeats is hosted by Maud Gonne's great granddaughter Aisling Law and the programme of events includes talks by renowned Yeatsian scholars, readings and performances by artists and musicians.
The Saturday evening will culminate in a candlelit dinner and theatrical performances in the marquee.
A special exhibition of Maud's paintings and albums will also be open on both Saturday and Sunday in the library at Rossnaree. Iseult White, great granddaughter of Major John MacBride and Maud Gonne, will be conducting tours.