In April 2016 invited by Drama Director: Mr. Jack Aherne of Tallow, County Waterford
to play the part of William Butler Yeats in the following very well received drama.

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William Butler Yeats (13 June 1865 – 28 January 1939)

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Photograph courtesy ©Joe Hughes – Pro Pix

Sunday, 12th June 2016

Dear W.B. Yeats Society of New York,
I would like to share with you the attached letter which was carried in our local newspaper: The Dungarvan Leader on Friday, 10th June 2016.
I would also like to take this nice opportunity to wish William a very Happy Birthday for tomorrow.
And Happy 26th Anniversary on your own foundation!
Richard Mc Sweeney

Friday, 17th June 2016

Dear Mr. McSweeney,
Thank you for sending us your letter to the Leader, and a moving one it is.
Forgive us for not replying sooner, but Yeats's birthday week was a busy on for us, too.
All the best,
--Andrew McGowan, president, WB Yeats Society of NY

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