The Yeats Country: A Guide to Places in the West of Ireland Associated with the Life and Writings of William Butler Yeats

The Yeats Country: A Guide to Places in the West of Ireland Associated with the Life and Writings of William Butler Yeats

The Yeats Country: A Guide to Places in the West of Ireland Associated with the Life and Writings of William Butler Yeats

The Yeats Country: A Guide to Places in the West of Ireland Associated with the Life and Writings of William Butler Yeats

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COUNTY'Y ROSCOMMON. When Yeats visited Douglas Hyde at his home in Frenchpark, Co. Roscommon, the two young men had much in common. During his visit to RATRA HOUSE, Yeats would have learned much of the ancient lore and legends of this part of Connacht from Hyde, who later was to become the first President of Ireland. He would have seen RATHCROGHAN . . .

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