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..!
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.
A dramatization of republicanism in Yeats’s poetry performed by An Tine Beo
preceded by a short representation of
by Gerry Conneely
with welcome & interval music by Coole Music
7.30pm – 9.30pm
Friday 18th September 2015
Thoor Ballylee (Yeats’s Tower)
just off the N18
Ph: 091 631224 http://yeatsthoorballylee.org
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.