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Leave me alone
yeatsDuring a 1926 Senate debate on divorce legislation,  Sandymount-born William Butler Yeats was asked  by the chairman of the Seanad, Lord Glenavy if he might leave the dead alone.
Yeats had used  Daniel O’Connell, Charles Stewart Parnell, and Admiral Lord Nelson as reference points on extramarital behaviour, before he was called to attention.
Divorce was introduced into Ireland by the passing of divorce legislation in 1997, though the delay was not the fault of Yeats, who did his best at the time.
He himself expired in 1939.

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Published by History Press Ireland April 2014

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