Doorus House, the birthplace of the Abbey Theatre, (the national theatre of Ireland) where WB Yeats, Lady Gregory and Edward Martin first conceived the idea of an Irish National Theatre at the home of Florimond Comte de Basterot in Doorus Kinvara, on December 27th 1904. W.B. Yeats in his autobiography mentions his visits to the property. The Abbey Theatre opened on 27 December 1904 with three performances including premieres of On Baile’s Strand by W.B. Yeats and Spreading the News by Lady Gregory.
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