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seamus heaney'>Poet Seamus Heaney, born on this day 82 years ago, was awarded the 1995 Literature Prize "for works of lyrical beauty and ethical depth, which exalt everyday miracles and the living past."

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Seamus Heaney, Irish poet, was born on this day in 1939. This half-hour tribute is full of the voices of the writers and artists who loved and respected him.

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Seamus Heaney was born in Derry on this day, April 13, in 1939. Here, a personal look at some of the Irish poet's most impactful works.

On the death of Prince Philip, remembering this anecdote from David Cameron’s book when he wrote about the Duke of Edinburgh’s encounter with poet Seamus Heaney at dinner in Dublin Castle during Queen’s visit in 2011: ‘Bejaysus, that man’s a card.’

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A controversial report on race has described Seamus Heaney as a "Commonwealth" writer "steeped in British cultural traditions"

A controversial report on race has described Seamus Heaney as a "Commonwealth" writer "steeped in British cultural traditions"

Bloodlands writer Chris Brandon on Seamus Heaney, Jed Mercurio and his naked encounter with a sheep

Best wishes to all those marking #StPatricksDay  today ☘️ 🎧 Listen to The Prince of Wales recite The Shipping Forecast by Irish poet Seamus Heaney. Photos taken during past visits to Northern Ireland and Ireland.

President Biden quotes Irish poet Seamus Heaney in virtual St. Patrick's Day celebration: "Once in a lifetime, a tidal wave of justice rises up, and hope and history rhyme"

Quoting Irish poet Seamus Heaney, Joe Biden appears for a virtual Congressional Friends of Ireland Luncheon — "We have a chance to make hope and history rhyme."

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US president-elect @JoeBiden  reads the words of Irish poet Seamus Heaney

Biden's favorite lines from Seamus Heaney: "History says, Don't hope On this side of the grave, But then, once in a lifetime The longed-for tidal wave Of justice can rise up And hope and history rhyme”

“History says, don't hope On this side of the grave. But then, once in a lifetime The longed-for tidal wave Of justice can rise up, And hope and history rhyme.” US president-elect @JoeBiden  reads the words of Irish poet Seamus Heaney.

This is extraordinarily beautiful. Irish TV ended its bulletin with a recording of #JoeBiden  reading Seamus Heaney’s “The Cure At Troy” from Sophocles. Maybe there is hope.

The Irish know how to end a newscast: A favorite son reading Seamus Heaney.

Imagine a public speaker who can quote Seamus Heaney instead of QAnon.

Twenty years ago today, the Good Friday Agreement, in Seamus Heaney’s words, “cleared a space for the miraculous.” I hope the people of Northern Ireland will continue to fill it, with an enduring peace, a strong democracy, and a growing economy—a truly shared future.

Five Seamus Heaney poems are being displayed on public transport to mark what would have been the poet's 80th birthday - and to remind people to take a moment and listen now again.

"Once in a lifetime the longed for tidal wave of justice can rise up, and hope and history rhyme." - Seamus Heaney

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