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W. B. Yeats Statue
W. B. Yeats Statue

Address: Stephen Street Sligo

A must see in Sligo is the bronze statue of William Butler Yeats located outside the Ulster bank on Stephen Street in Sligo, created by Rohan Gillespie. Yeats’ son, Michael, unveiled it in 1989 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of his death. The statue is engraved  with excerpts of the poet’s most famous works.