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#nobel laureate

# nobel-laureate - 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.

# nobel-laureate - Saturday 31 August, 2013

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.”

# nobel-laureate - Friday 30 August, 2013

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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.

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.

# nobel-laureate - Sunday 3 June, 2012

Nobel Prize winning writer to speak at free event in Dublin

Mario Vargas Llosa has been an important figure in world literature since the 1960s – and will speak to students and some lucky members of the public at Spanish institute in Dublin.

# nobel-laureate - Monday 2 January, 2012

Fly Union Jack to boost tourism, new report urges

The proposal is part of a document proposing radical ways to reverse the decline in Ireland’s share of world tourism.

# nobel-laureate - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

Seámus Heaney donates literary treasure trove to National Library Seamus Heaney This post contains videos

Seámus Heaney donates literary treasure trove to National Library

The Nobel laureate has given a lifetime of literary papers, including early drafts of poems, notebooks and corrections.

# nobel-laureate - Thursday 6 October, 2011

Tomas Tranströmer wins Nobel literature prize

The 80-year-old Swedish poet was named this year’s winner to loud cheers at a press conference in Stockholm.

# nobel-laureate - Monday 26 September, 2011

First African woman to win Nobel Peace Prize dies

One of Kenya’s most recognisable women Wangari Maathai, who won the Nobel in 2004 for combining environmentalism and social activism, has passed away following a long struggle with cancer.