The Muse Of Yeats 2016

The Muse Of Yeats festival 2016 will take place at Rossnaree House on weekend October 1-2, hosted by Aisling Law - the great granddaughter of Maud Gonne.


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The festival celebrates the life of Maud Gonne and women of the revolution.

Aisling and other family members including Imogen Stuart, Ireland's foremost sculptor, will reminisce about Maud Gonne - revealing the more secret world of one of Ireland's most prominent and colourful activists.

The exciting programme of events on Saturday also includes intimate poetry readings and discussions by renowned Yeatsian scholars, authors and artists. Sabina Higgins will be opening the event and is joned by author Joseph Hassett, Turtle Bunbury and Adrian Frazier. 

Guests can also enjoy live music and a unique exhibition of previously unseen artwork and albums by Maud Gonne from the family archives - presented by Iseult White, great granddaughter of Major John Mcbride and Maud Gonne.

The Saturday evening will culminate in a candlelit dinner with theatrical performances in the marquee.

There is a full programme of events on Saturday. Tours of the special exhibition will be open between 11.00 and 17.00 on Sunday.

Limited tickets -  BOOK  here.

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