Screening Friday September 19th

September 19th, 7 PM Seamus Heaney—Postscript and The Writing in the Sky, award winning film documentaries about two of Ireland’s most respected Irish writers, Seamus Heaney and Dermot Healy, both of whom died last year. Being presented for the first time in America by NYU

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Theatre Party Thursday, Sept. 18th

September 18th 9PM Theater Party: Waiting for IKEA : The first show in the history of the Dublin Fringe Festival to sell out in advance, this play was described by Irish Theatre Magazine as “sharp and laugh-out-loud funny.” Meet Chrissie and Jade who spend their

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Membership renewal

Print or download form to pay membership for 2014-15 or reserve dinner after October events at http://yeatssociety.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Membership.bmp

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2014-15 Calendar now available.

The calendar of society events for the new season is now available. 2014-15 Society Calendar

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Poetry Contest Winners and Taste of Yeats Summer School 2014

The Yeats Society of New York is pleased to announce the program for the 2014 Taste of Ireland’s Yeats Summer School and Yeats Poetry Prize winners. Click here for the program of our annual “Taste of the Yeats Summer School,” Saturday April 5 at NYU’s

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Update on Poetry Competition and Upcoming Events

Last call: Deadline for our poetry competition is February 1. Judge: Jessica Greenbaum. First prize $500, second $250, honorable mentions. Unpublished poems in English up to 60 lines on any subject, each (judged separately) typed on an 8½ x 11-inch sheet without author’s name; attach

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John Quinn and the revolutionary Armory Show of 1913

A good case can be made that no one was more responsible than New York lawyer John Quinn, the Noble Buyer,  for the success of the International Exhibition of Modern Art of 1913.  He became intimately involved with the planning and organization of this legendary

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Winners of iYeats 2013 announced at Prestigious Event

The much awaited results of the 2013 iYeats Poetry Competition were announced on Saturday August 3rd as part of an evening of poetry and music at Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo, Republic of Ireland. Those gathered had cause to celebrate as the event also marked the

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Book Launch SORRY FOR YOUR TROUBLES

On September 24th, 6PM, the Society marks the launch of Sorry For your Troubles by Pádraig Ó Tuama from Canterbury Press, in cooperation with the 1st Irish Theatre Festival Sorry For your Troubles by Padraig O Tuama In cooperation with the 1st Irish Theatre Festival.

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Theater Party for Behan Play, Sept. 18th

Wednesday at 8PM, a Society theater party U.S. premiere of Janet Behan’s new play about her uncle’s adventures in New York: Brendan at the Chelsea. Adrian Dunbar (My Left Foot) stars and directs a cast of five. The production from Belfast’s Lyric Theatre runs September

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