News from Drumcliffe
Removal from his late residence at 18 Drumcliffe, Donegal Town on Wednesday to St. Mary's Church, Killymard for 12 noon funeral mass with burial afterwards in Clar Cemetery. House private on the morning of the funeral please. Read more in today's ...
Donegal mourns the death of Dom Breslin
No study of Yeats is complete without Drumcliffe. Steeped in history the cemetery dates back to a monastic site of 574 A.D. Drumcliffe is unique, with both Catholic and Church of Ireland graves. Anglican headstones circle the church, while Catholic ...
Explore the land where the Irish poet, Yeats, found inspiration
Drumcliffe churchyard looked drenched and desolate as we made our way to the meeting point. In the hammering rain, the prospect of climbing Ben Bulben at night to watch a Yeats play was becoming less attractive than when I promoted the idea in these ...
Stage... Purgatory: the play that may never ever happen
Students arriving for the Yeats International Summer School in Sligo this weekend will continue to visit the poet's grave in Drumcliffe, according to Yeats Society president who stressed, “nothing will change”. Martin Enright said a visit to the grave ...
<b>Drumcliffe</b> still a draw for Yeats fans, says festival head
Sir, – The attempt in your editorial (“Yeats – his deep heart's core”, July 23rd) to blame local French authorities in Roquebrune, where Yeats died in 1939, for the debacle concerning his exhumation and removal to Ireland is a bit rich. Yeats is ...
An exhumation of the remains of the Yeats grave in Drumcliffe is thought highly unlikely as revelations emerged this week that the Nobel Prize winning poet, who died in France in 1939 had been disinterred in 1946 and his remains mixed with others there ...
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Weather from Drumcliffe
Friday, 09 of December
Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy 14º C
Maximum: 14º C
Low: 9° C
Humidity: 67%%
Visibility: 16.0 km
Friday, 09 of December
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Maximum: 14º C
Low: 9° C
Saturday, 10 of December
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Maximum: 11º C
Low: 9° C
Sunday, 11 of December
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Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
Maximum: 11º C
Low: 7° C
Monday, 12 of December
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Maximum: 10º C
Low: 5° C
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