W.B Yeats and the landscapes of Sligo

The Irish poet, W.B Yeats, drew a great deal of inspiration from the landscapes of Sligo. This collection of photographs were taken in the settings of a number of Yeats’ most famous poems; ‘Lake Isle of Innisfree’, ‘Under Ben Bulben’, ‘The Stolen Child’, ‘The Song of Wandering Aengus’, ‘Red Hanrahan’s Song about Ireland’ and ‘He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven’.

The Stolen child - WB Yeats, Glencar, Sligo


The Stolen child - WB Yeats, Lough Gill, Sligo


The Cloths of Heaven, Strandhill, WB Yeats


The Cloths of Heaven, Streedagh, WB Yeats


Under Ben Bulben, WB Yeats


The Song of Wandering Aengus, Hazlewood Bluebells, WB Yeats


The Song of Wandering Aengus, Hazlewood. Lough Gill, WB Yeats


Red Hanrahans Song about Ireland, WB Yeats