100 years after his birth a commemoration is held in Drumcliffe, county Sligo for the poet William Butler Yeats.

A simple ceremony was held at the grave of W.B. Yeats in the church yard at Drumcliffe in county Sligo.

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The Reverend Dr Moore, Bishop of Kilmore and Elphin led the ceremony which was attended by Senator Michael Yeats and Anne Yeats. Frank O'Connor spoke in Irish at the graveside.