Thoor Ballylee Yeats Tower
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A short trip away. The former home of the poet W.B. Yeats. Beautiful woodland walks, and coffee shop on site.
A hiberno-Norman tower closely associated with the poet WB Yeats. Guided tour and visitor center open during summer months. A worth while visit just located outside Gort (about 40 mins drive)
Come and visit the Hiberno-Norman tower, with its fourteenth century stones and intimate living spaces so closely associated with the poet WB Yeats. Walk the narrow bridge and crossing stones, admire the gardens and river, view Yeats’s pear trees, one ‘broken by a storm’ as in his poem ‘Meditations…
If you are a Yeats fan, this is well worth a visit, very interesting, a hidden gem.
In a very pretty and accessible spot, Ballylee Castle was once the home of the poet W.B. Yeats, the famous Irish poet. (Watch out for it being closed!) Tea room and shop.
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