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Drumcliffe Church

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Lovers of Poetry must visit!

The Church is very pretty, with beautiful detail. As a lover of WB Yeats work, I wanted to see his... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Trekkieboots
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Dublin,Ireland
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Yeates Grave

Worth a 15 minute stop on the main road from Sligo to Donegal, this is the burial place of WB... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Alan1Bangor
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Bangor, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Church is very pretty, with beautiful detail. As a lover of WB Yeats work, I wanted to see his final resting place. The Church is only a few minutes drive outside of Sligo and worth the visit. There is a lovely little Cafe and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth a 15 minute stop on the main road from Sligo to Donegal, this is the burial place of WB Yeates the poet. There is not much else to see unless you want to wander round the old graveyard with its collection of old Celtic...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The visitor is immediately imbued with a sense of serenity here. A beautiful church and cemetery encompassed by a peaceful walled garden. There is a very moving memorial to Yeats outside the churchyard. The early 19th century church, built in the neo-gothic style, is full...More

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Reviewed September 11, 2018

My husband and I visited the church recently and it was so pretty! The grounds are well kept and the graves very old. We found it fascinating to walk around and read all the tombstones. We also visited the poet Yeat's grave while we were...More

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Reviewed September 1, 2018

Beautiful church at a site of an old monastery and the burial site of Poet W.B.Yates. Note the many old gravestones and a huge Celtic cross.

Thank bonitabuffalo
Reviewed August 28, 2018

This is such a beautiful church. I was in awe of the great craftsmanship of the interior. One of my favorite things on the grounds was the huge old celtic cross. It was a great place to wander around. The old headstones are always interesting...More

Thank 652jeniferw
Reviewed August 26, 2018

1809 church built on the site of an old monastery founded between 900 and 1200. W.B. Yeats father was a rector here and W.B. Yeats is buried here.

Thank LAEricson
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

A quaint little church under the shadow of Benbulben Mountain. The burial ground of W. B. Years “Cast a cold eye, On life, On death, Horseman pass by. Buried in 1939. Nicely kept graveyard, lovely little church with a colourful back wall “Holy, Holy, Holy,...More

Thank Hollyandfredfred
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

This church is located right on N15, the main road north of Sligo and is this very easy to pull over to admire. We were able to go in and look around. Look for the front doors with the Swan door handles which are a...More

Thank AlexanderD
Reviewed August 9, 2018

This is a small, but pretty little church and graveyard that famously houses Yeats' grave. There are some Celtic crosses in the graveyard as well. Free, but they appreciate donations.

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