W.B Yeats Grave, Drumcliffe Round Tower and High Cross, Co Sligo

This site is a monastic settlement the principle visible remains of the monument are the remains of Sligo’s only round tower or bell tower, a high cross and a fragment of a plain high cross. The High Cross is an excellent example of a figure sculpted cross and dates from the 10th century.

W.B Yeats Grave, Drumcliff
Drumcliff is a village nestled under the foot of Benbulben just North of Sligo Town. It is more famous now as the final resting place of W.B Yeats who’s grave is in the churchyard under a simple headstone with the inscription: “Cast a cold eye on life, On death Horseman pass by”.

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