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On Yeats' home turf

The Yeats' building is quite attractive. If you are prepared to look around, you will find out some... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Jeffry B
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Melbourne, Australia
Interesting experience

On arrival at the Yeats Memorial Building, we were a bit confused at the minimal exhibition. We... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2018
Fiona V
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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10 Sep 2018
“On Yeats' home turf”
31 Mar 2018
“Interesting experience”
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

The Yeats' building is quite attractive. If you are prepared to look around, you will find out some things you may not have known about Yeats, who was Ireland's first Nobel Prize winner in literature (1923) Although the display is small, the entry fee is...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2018

On arrival at the Yeats Memorial Building, we were a bit confused at the minimal exhibition. We had a look around the gallery upstairs and were about to leave when a lovely gentleman asked us if we were visitors to the area and were we...More

1  Thank Fiona V
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Just went by and thought “give it try”. Didn’t expect very much from this very small exhibition, but then an elderly very nice man (owner? Managing Director?) offered me a private “tour” with a little more information than were written on some charts... I was...More

2  Thank Vivien R
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

I expected much more than a few family photos and some poems framed in the wall. Disappointing. Yeats, it seems, is being held up more as a tourist attraction than a beloved poet. I wonder what he would have thought... I didn't try the cafe....More

4  Thank Amar K
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

The museum was closed, but we had a nice lunch at the cafe there. Good soup and desserts. A good Oasis in a sea of wet people, dodging the just arrived rain storm.

Thank micyer
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Four of us had lunch on August 6. Three of us had the soup of the day and one of us had the battered cod. The cod was cooked perfectly and very filling. The vegetable soup with brown bread was great. Excellent flavor. For dessert...More

Thank jerrygold1
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Despite a published closing time of 5, when we arrived at around 3 we were told by a very hostile middle-aged woman that she was closing in 5 minutes. Really? "Yes, really" she said, shaking a bunch of keys unsmilingly. We stepped in, but 5...More

Thank SuddenSunlight
Reviewed 9 June 2016

A good deal of personal artifacts from the Nobel Prize winning writer with pictures through the poets life.Worth a stop.If you also enjoy the author's brother,Jack Yeats paintings(highly recommend to see) some are there also.

1  Thank celticwarrior4christ
Reviewed 5 June 2016

The memorial itself was closed for renovation the day that my wife and I visited, so I cannot comment upon the memorial itself; I certainly see that it obtains mixed reviews. However, I have to comment upon the Lily's & Lolly's Cafe on the first...More

Thank 03ran51
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Fortunately we didn't visit Sligo just for the Yeats Memorial or we'd have gone away sorely disappointed. The building is in a prime location right in the heart of Sligo and it has got a fair bit of space inside, but whatever dead hands in...More

3  Thank SpiritOfViator
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