2018 sees the 100th anniversary of the death of Major Robert Gregory in Padua, Italy made famous by the poem “An Irishman Foresees his Death” by William Butler Yeats – one of three poems written by Yeats eulogising the son of his great friend, Lady Augusta Gregory of Coole Park, County Galway, Ireland. In celebration and commemoration of Robert Gregory and other fallen airmen throughout the world, and in recognition of Yeats’s great elegy (An Irish Airman Foresees His Death),
Robert, the Irish Airman in the Yeats poem, was the only son of Sir William & Lady Augusta Gregory of Coole park. This year, 2018, marks the centenary of Robert Gregory's death in WW1 . Robert, the Irish Airman of the Yeats poem, was the only son of Sir William & Lady Augusta Gregory of Coole park. To mark the occasion the focus of tours, at Kiltartan Gregory Museum, this year, is on the life of Robert, his death, his paintings and his family.
Two open days were held at
Hello all, We are very excited to have our very own website, dedicated to Kiltartan and Lady Gregory. To start off, check out the below video! We 'll be adding more pictures. history as we go. You can follow us on Facebook here. If you are interested to visit the museum, check out our opening hours or contact us to book a tour. #KiltartanGregoryMuseum #Kiltartan #CoGalway #LadyGegory #CoolePark #SisterDeLourdes