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#Seamus Heaney

# seamus-heaney - Friday 13 January, 2017

Obama to Biden: 'I had to quote an Irish poet and Seamus Heaney was taken' Was It For This This post contains videos

Obama to Biden: 'I had to quote an Irish poet and Seamus Heaney was taken'

Seamus Heaney and WB Yeats featured in the speeches given by the men yesterday.

# seamus-heaney - Saturday 29 October, 2016

'The Quilt': A poem before bedtime

Take a moment to read The Quilt, a poem by Paula Meehan taken from a new collection by Marie Heaney.

# seamus-heaney - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

Heaney's attic study to be recreated in former RUC station in Derry

It’s for a new arts centre which will open in his name in Bellaghy.

# seamus-heaney - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

The President announced Ireland’s favourite poem of the past 100 years, can you guess?

Clue: “When all the others were away at Mass”.

# seamus-heaney - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Ireland's 'poet of the people' honoured for a lifetime's great work

‘Daddy, Daddy,’ I cried, ‘Pass out the moon,’

# seamus-heaney - Monday 1 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Beautiful video of Co Clare to mark Seamus Heaney's anniversary RIP

Beautiful video of Co Clare to mark Seamus Heaney's anniversary

“And some time make the time to drive out west into County Clare…”

# seamus-heaney - Sunday 31 August, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s been talking about a drowning tragedy in Crete, Irish troops in the Middle East, peace, and EP.

Seamus Heaney honoured with 'Poetry House' in hometown of Bellaghy RIP

Seamus Heaney honoured with 'Poetry House' in hometown of Bellaghy

The event was supported by his family.

# seamus-heaney - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s been talking about the Irish operation in the Golan Heights, a tragic road crash in Cork, rail talks… and VERY LOUD NOISES.

Remembering Seamus Heaney, who died a year ago today Seamus Heaney This post contains images

Remembering Seamus Heaney, who died a year ago today

Here’s a collection of art inspired by the beloved poet…

# seamus-heaney - Thursday 28 August, 2014

An Post’s anniversary tribute to Seamus Heaney is beautiful

For when you want to rest the squat pen between finger and thumb and, you know, write a letter…

# seamus-heaney - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Opinion: The cultural influence of Yeats, Beckett and Heaney stretches across the world

Culturally, these Irish writers belong to the world – but all of them saw life and used language from an Irish perspective.

# seamus-heaney - Thursday 5 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge 7 reasonable reactions to Seamus Heaney's WTF appearance on English Paper I Digging

7 reasonable reactions to Seamus Heaney's WTF appearance on English Paper I

Oh, Seamus, we weren’t expecting you.

# seamus-heaney - Saturday 8 February, 2014

Column: We should be concerned about how complacent our artists have become

There is the lack of any serious radical political or cultural response to the current crisis in Ireland, writes Ciaran McCullagh.

# seamus-heaney - Saturday 28 December, 2013

'Noli timere', don't be afraid: The year in 25 quotes Review 2013 This post contains images

'Noli timere', don't be afraid: The year in 25 quotes

From Rob Ford to Enda Kenny by way of two Popes, who said what in 2013.

# seamus-heaney - Thursday 12 December, 2013

In #BOD and #vinb we trust: Ireland on Twitter in 2013

The Irish tweeted about everything from lapgate to Anglotapes, Seamus Heaney to the Late Late (among other things).

# seamus-heaney - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Enda Kenny's poetic tribute to Seamus Heaney is quite moving RIP

Enda Kenny's poetic tribute to Seamus Heaney is quite moving

He (or his speechwriter) wrote an elegiac homily to the late Nobel laureate poet that evokes Heaney’s Mid-Term Break.

# seamus-heaney - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Artists receive over €3 million in bursaries over the past three years

The bursaries help artists who have no other income to alleviate the financial pressure of pursuing their talents.

# seamus-heaney - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Have you read Paul Simon’s moving tribute to Seamus Heaney yet?

The singer-songwriter writes of his conversations with the literary great in Dublin and in Manhattan, and says there are “few poets” he would rank as Heaney’s equal.

# seamus-heaney - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Photos: Hundreds sign book of condolences for Seamus Heaney in Dublin Noli Timere This post contains images

Photos: Hundreds sign book of condolences for Seamus Heaney in Dublin

One entry simply says: “Thank you”.

# seamus-heaney - Monday 2 September, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about Pat Kenny versus Sean O’Rourke and the funeral of Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney.

“Don’t be afraid”: Seamus Heaney’s final words remembered at poignant goodbye RIP

“Don’t be afraid”: Seamus Heaney’s final words remembered at poignant goodbye

Hundreds of people turned out to pay tribute to the renowned poet.

In pictures: The funeral of Seamus Heaney Seamus Heaney This post contains images

In pictures: The funeral of Seamus Heaney

Heaney, a Derry native, had called Dublin his home for the past number of decades.

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

# seamus-heaney - Sunday 1 September, 2013

Funeral of Seamus Heaney to be broadcast live on RTÉ RIP

Funeral of Seamus Heaney to be broadcast live on RTÉ

The funeral mass will be held tomorrow morning in Donnybrook.

# seamus-heaney - Saturday 31 August, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Today everyone’s talking about the death at Electric picnic, woman found dead in Navan and 1913 Lockout.

The New York Times pays tribute to Seamus Heaney RIP

The New York Times pays tribute to Seamus Heaney

“His lines could embody a dark, marshy melancholy, but as often as not they also communicated the wild onrushing joy of being alive.”

Funeral arrangements for Seamus Heaney announced

A Book of Condolence will also be opened on Monday in Dublin.

# seamus-heaney - Friday 30 August, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about the death of Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney and the US moving closer to military intervention in Syria.

From The Daily Edge Share your favourite Seamus Heaney poetry and school memories RIP

Share your favourite Seamus Heaney poetry and school memories

“Between my finger and my thumb…”

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Taoiseach: 'Seamus Heaney's death brings great sorrow to Ireland'

In a statement this lunchtime, the Taoiseach said that Heaney “was the keeper of the language, our codes, our essence as a people”

The life and times of Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney in pictures RIP This post contains images

The life and times of Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney in pictures

Remembering the life of Seamus Heaney in pictures.

'Full of humour, care and courtesy': President leads tributes to Seamus Heaney

The 74-year-old poet died earlier today and tributes are flowing in.

VIDEOS: Seamus Heaney on life, love and poetry RIP

VIDEOS: Seamus Heaney on life, love and poetry

The Nobel Laureate has died at the age of 74.

Poet Seamus Heaney passes away aged 74 RIP

Poet Seamus Heaney passes away aged 74

The Nobel laureate recently suffered from ill health, and was reported have collapsed earlier this week.

# seamus-heaney - Saturday 13 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge QUIZ: How well do you know Seamus Heaney? Happy Birthday Seamus

QUIZ: How well do you know Seamus Heaney?

Go Seamus, it’s yo birthday, we’re gonna party like it’s yo birthday.

# seamus-heaney - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

PHOTOS: President and pals prepare for Patrick's Day broadcast The Gathering This post contains images

PHOTOS: President and pals prepare for Patrick's Day broadcast

The Script, Bono, Christy Moore and Seamus Heaney will be among the artists performing on ‘Glaoch’ on March 17.

# seamus-heaney - Thursday 17 January, 2013

UCC pays big price for a great book

The Great Book of Ireland (Leabhar Mór na hÉireann) has been bought by the college for $1 million.

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