Michael Yeats

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Epworth, Rockfort Avenue, Dalkey, Co Dublin: sash windows, parquet floors, and excellent sea views.

A large detached Victorian house on a hidden road in Dalkey has a gleaming white exterior and a freshly painted, beautifully restored interior. Epwort(...)

W.B. Yeats wearing his signature glasses.

A pair of glasses once owned by poet W.B Yeats sold at auction in Co Kilkenny on Tuesday for €10,000 – over 16 times the top estimate of €600. The ‘(...)

A letter with 80 signatories was published in The Irish Times this week urging the Minister for Culture Heather Humphreys to intervene before the sale. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The State has agreed to purchase a number of significant items from the Yeats Family Collection, due to be auctioned today. The collection features m(...)

Former family home of poet WB Yeats’s son Michael Yeats.

Once the For Sale sign went up in April it didn’t take long for Cliff House just outside Dalkey village on Coliemore Road to find a buyer. The Block h(...)

Series of 133 letters between William Butler Yeats and his close friend and early lover Olivia Shakespear.  (Estimate: £250,000-£350,000/€281,000-€394,000)

The adult grandchildren of poet WB Yeats are set to receive a huge financial windfall when the “Yeats Family Collection” is sold at auction in London (...)

Jack Butler Yeats: ‘The Sunset Belongs to You’, oil on board. (Estimate: £100,000-£150,000/€113,000-€169,000)

One of the biggest auctions of Irish cultural heritage will take place in London next month when Sotheby’s sells the “Yeats Family Collection” in the (...)

Cliff House, 101 Coliemore Road, Dalkey, Co Dublin: €2.5 million for Regency villa with sea views where Michael and Gráinne Yeats lived. The large house – which is in need of refurbishment – sits on 0.42 of an acre of gardens that wrap around the house

“I loved the house from the time we moved in. We couldn’t believe our luck,” says Caitríona Yeats of Cliff House, the home she grew up in. Caitríona, (...)

Kildare Dobbs: committed much of his abundant life to the written word and was the most genial of companions.

Seamus Heaney once said that nobody had done more to welcome and assist Irish writers in Canada than Kildare Dobbs, who made his own livelihood(...)

Gráinne Yeats: In the course of her career, she performed in concerts and recitals in Ireland, the UK, North America and many of Europe’s capitals as well as Russia, India and Japan. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Gráinne Yeats was a harpist, singer and historian of the Irish harp, and is credited with the revival of the traditional wire-strung harp. She (...)