George Yeats

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WB Yeats: pandemic fears. Photograph: George C Beresford/Getty Images

WB Yeats’s The Second Coming was written at a momentous time in 20th-century Europe, an era of uncertainty and upheaval in the wake of the first World(...)

Letters between WB Yeats and his lifelong friend and first lover Olivia Shakespeare were among the items auctioned in London. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Minister for Culture Heather Humphreys said it was a “wonderful day” that the State had been able to acquire “significant items” from the Yeats collec(...)

WB Yeats circa 1933. Photographs: Library of Congress

William Butler Yeats died 75 years ago today at 2.30pm in a small upstairs room at the Hôtel Idéal Séjour in Roquebrune Cap Martin. The room had a wro(...)