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