Dublin in County Dublin, Leinster, Ireland — Mid-East (and Dublin)
William Butler Yeats
(1865 - 1939)
“He may be regarded as the pivot around which Irish literature turned from instinctive to conscious art.” (George W. Russell).
The memorial, erected in [October] 1967, is a tribute in bronze by Henry Moore, the sculptor.
Erected 1967 by Admirers of the Poet.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. A significant historical year for this entry is 1967.
Location. 53° 20.301′ N, 6° 15.621′ W. Marker is in Dublin, Leinster, in County Dublin. Monument is in a raised, stone-tied and paved shaded area about 100 feet south of the pond and about 300 feet WNW of the circular formal garden at the center of St. Stephen's Green. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Clarence Mangan (within shouting distance of this marker); Lord Ardilaun (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Emmet (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Stephen's Green Bandstand (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Countess Constance Markievicz (about 120 meters away); Haslam Memorial SeatJames Joyce (about 120 meters away); Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa / Ó Donnabháin Rosa (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dublin.
Also see . . .
1. William Butler Yeats. (Submitted on January 31, 2010.)
2. William Butler Yeats. (Submitted on January 31, 2010.)
3. The Yeats Society. (Submitted on January 31, 2010.)
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