Bob Geldof speaks with Cork students about W.B Yeats

Bob Geldof speaks with Cork students about W.B Yeats
Bob Geldof in Coláiste/Gaelcholáiste Choilm to share his passion for the poetry of W.B. Yeats.

Geldof visited Coláiste Choilm and its sister school Gaelcholáiste Choilm to share his passion for the poetry of Yeats which is a dominant feature of Ireland's school curriculum.

The singer was commissioned by RTE to produce a two-part documentary on Yeats as part of the centenary commemorations of 1916.

In the documentary, Geldof traced how W.B. Yeats led the way in imagining a new, proud, strong Ireland into being after the Famine – and how, after centuries of colonial oppression, he gave the people of Ireland back a story they could believe in and fight for.

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