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Address: Drumcliff, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-71-44956

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Lovely, quaint old church

Lovely, quaint old church, right beside Yates's grave. It has a tranquil air about it that gives the visitor a taste of the inspiration that led to some of the English language's... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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Donegal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Lovely, quaint old church, right beside Yates's grave. It has a tranquil air about it that gives the visitor a taste of the inspiration that led to some of the English language's finest poetry.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

an interesting place to visit, plenty of car parking space. the small church has lots of interesting connections with the past, including the grave of wb yeats. A nice little cafe nearby.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

WB Yeats grave was more than expected lovely sculpture with a young river dancer aged 11 and her sister on piano accordion then inside the church a young fellow read Yeats poems and even sang one with a crystal voice I applaud him for bringing the poet to life I first read these poems in the 1970s and I think... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

St. Coulmba,s church is a lovely maintained church in the lovely Drumcliffe area of Sligo.The church has a very interesting history and a former rector there was the father of no other than W.B. Yeats who is buried in the adjoining burial ground and celebrating a big event there this year. A MUST see in Drumcliffe.The area is a fav.... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

A very enjoyable experience: understated but classy. Yeats's grave is impressive in it's simplicity and the setting is beautiful

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A small but beautiful working church steeped in history as well as the the life of W.B.Yeats. The garden, cemetery and visitor's centre are all worth a visit.

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Fahan, Donegal, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Visited the grave were w.b yeats was laid to rest, its so calm and peaceful. The 150 year of his birth was celebrated there this year, loved his poems from school years.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I think this one's just a personal traveling preference. If you're into cemeteries and churches, you might like it. I'm not into either and have only enjoyed them when there's a guided tour, which there isn't here. (I am however a big Yeats fan, but this still wasn't my favorite. I guess I should have requested it be removed from... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

This Church of Ireland church is the final resting place of WB Yeats and his wife George. Yeats' grandfather was rector at he church as well. When we visited, the church had just celebrated Yeats' birthday. A young man called Mark was selling Yeats' poems and birthday cake. The church itself is quite small but very pretty and worth wandering... More 

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Longford, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

A ten minute drive from Sligo on the road to Donegal you come upon the small parish church of Drumcliffe.. On site there is a restaurant and craft shop,but most famously this is where you can visit the grave of W B Yeats and his wife Georgina ( called George) this is a stop of point for tour buses and... More 

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Address: Drumcliff, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-71-44956
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Sligo  >  Drumcliff

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