Thoor Ballylee Culture Night!

For Culture Night this Friday Yeats Thoor Ballylee Society hosts an evening of traditional music, song  and dance at Thoor Ballylee.

Oiche Ceoil at Thoor Ballylee 

Culture Night Friday September 22nd 2017

7.00 pm to 9.30 pm

Refreshments served. All welcome. Free event!

 For Ireland’s nationwide festival of the arts, Culture Night,  Yeats Thoor Ballylee Society hosts an evening of traditional music, song  and dance at W.B. Yeats’s Norman stone tower. 

Performing on the evening will be Gaillimh Theas Comhaltas, Gavin Dance Academy, renowned violinist Claire Egan, accordionist Eoin O Neill and guests.

Come along and join the excitement and witness the cultural richness of Galway’s finest performers, in a unique stone fireside setting restored and honoured by Ireland’s greatest poet.

The event is supported by Galway County Council, Oireachtas na Gaeilge & Arts. Culture night is brought to you by the Department of Culture, Heritage & the Gaeltacht & the  Creative Ireland Programme in partnership with Galway County Council.

Look out also for our closing season writers event 3pm Saturday 7th October with poet Sarah Clancy, novelist Lisa McInerney and performing poets..!

Culture Night: Revolutionary & Romantic Yeats

This Friday 18th September from 7pm Thoor Ballylee opens its doors for Culture Night. With late opening and free admission join us as shadows lengthen and dusk sets at the tower. Explore the interior and meet our resident bats. Or join us for music and dramatic presentations in the cottage.

Culture Night

Revolutionary Yeats

A dramatization of republicanism in Yeats’s  poetry performed by An Tine Beo

preceded by a short representation of

Romantic Yeats

by Gerry Conneely

with welcome & interval music by Coole Music

Coole Music


7.30pm – 9.30pm

Friday 18th September 2015


Thoor Ballylee (Yeats’s Tower)

just off the N18

Ph: 091 631224 

Culture night is brought to you by the Dept. of Arts, Heritage & the Gaeltacht in partnership with regional arts offices, local authorities and cultural organisations throughout the island of Ireland.


Galway Co Council

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