Enjoyed the plain and simple gravestone for Yeats! The church is beautiful and should not be missed. The pipe organ is impressive as well as the interior. (Plus it is Free). The tea room and gift shop are also charming. Must get tokens from the wait staff to use the wash rooms!
Free of charge and well worth a visit. On site cafeteria and art gallery and plenty of information re Yeats and his life, Church on site also worth a visit- also free of charge.
Its nice to take a look at this old irish cemetary and the grave of noted writer William Yeats. Nothing special here, but a beautiful place and lots of history. I found it worth the stop.
if you're travelling North on N15 from Sligo Town, it's well worth your while to stop here for a few minutes and see Yeats' grave. It's in the Drumcliff churchyard. It's a very humble place but easy to find. I was surprised at how unassuming and un-crowded the place was, given Yeats is such an important early-twentieth-century figure.
If you love the poetry of Yeats, you may want to visit his grave to offer your thanks. It is a fairly plain grave, but in an interesting cemetery, outside a lovely little church. It's a nice setting, and there is even a cafe there.
I was an English major in college and my favorite writer as an undergraduate was Yeats. I traveled to Ireland 40 years ago, but I wasn't able to get up this far in the time I had - so it's been a long wait to see Yeats' grave. To the average person who does not know Yeats' poetry and history,... 更多