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#Seamus Heaney

# seamus-heaney - Sunday 5 April, 2020

The story behind the Seamus Heaney quote guiding people through the Covid-19 crisis
# Wintering Out
# Wintering Out

The story behind the Seamus Heaney quote guiding people through the Covid-19 crisis

Apr 5th 2020, 7:00 PM 139,885 Views 16 Comments

‘If we winter this one out, we can summer anywhere’.

# seamus-heaney - Sunday 8 March, 2020

The Irish For: 'Hope & History Rhyme' - the background to a much-quoted line
# US Elections
# US Elections

The Irish For: 'Hope & History Rhyme' - the background to a much-quoted line

Mar 8th 2020, 8:30 AM 48,505 Views 1 Comment

Joe Biden quoted Seamus Heaney after his Super Tuesday win in the US this week. Darach Ó Séaghdha examines Heaney’s words.

# seamus-heaney - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Open-air gigs, Oscar-nominated film workshops, and river racing: Culture Night programme goes live
# Culture Vultures
# Culture Vultures

Open-air gigs, Oscar-nominated film workshops, and river racing: Culture Night programme goes live

Aug 21st 2018, 6:46 PM 11,198 Views 5 Comments

More than 4,000 free events will take place across the country on 21 September.

# seamus-heaney - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Seamus Heaney letters, diaries and manuscripts on display to the public from tomorrow
# Seeing Things
# Seeing Things

Seamus Heaney letters, diaries and manuscripts on display to the public from tomorrow

Jul 5th 2018, 8:16 AM 8,239 Views 7 Comments

Tickets are free – but booking is advised for the next few days due to high demand.

# 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
# Was It For This

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

Jan 13th 2017, 10:31 AM 41,449 Views 66 Comments

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
# Read Me
# Read Me

'The Quilt': A poem before bedtime

Oct 29th 2016, 10:00 PM 967 Views 12 Comments

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
# Homeplace
# Homeplace

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

May 17th 2016, 9:11 PM 9,757 Views 10 Comments

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?
# You Know This
# You Know This

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

Mar 11th 2015, 5:51 PM 32,589 Views 62 Comments

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
# Paul Durcan
# Paul Durcan

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

Oct 28th 2014, 1:56 PM 11,036 Views 6 Comments

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

# seamus-heaney - Monday 1 September, 2014

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

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

Sep 1st 2014, 9:13 AM 3,994 Views 0 Comments

“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
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Aug 31st 2014, 8:22 PM 24,529 Views 6 Comments

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
# RIP

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

Aug 31st 2014, 4:15 PM 5,174 Views 3 Comments

The event was supported by his family.

# seamus-heaney - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Aug 30th 2014, 8:51 PM 17,785 Views 6 Comments

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
# Seamus Heaney

Remembering Seamus Heaney, who died a year ago today

Aug 30th 2014, 8:15 AM 9,727 Views 16 Comments

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
# Brill-ately
# Brill-ately

An Post's anniversary tribute to Seamus Heaney is beautiful

Aug 28th 2014, 2:05 PM 9,489 Views 8 Comments

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
# Irish Sons
# Irish Sons

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

Aug 13th 2014, 8:00 AM 1,404 Views 28 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 5th 2014, 8:04 AM 6,173 Views 3 Comments

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
# Cultural Voice
# Cultural Voice

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

Feb 8th 2014, 7:00 PM 184 Views 41 Comments

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
# Review 2013

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

Dec 28th 2013, 10:00 AM 12,045 Views 9 Comments

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
# Trending
# Trending

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

Dec 12th 2013, 5:01 AM 9,994 Views 13 Comments

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
# RIP

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

Sep 24th 2013, 6:24 PM 14,711 Views 68 Comments

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
# Supporting The Arts
# Supporting The Arts

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

Sep 12th 2013, 9:25 PM 7,966 Views 88 Comments

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?
# New York Times
# New York Times

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

Sep 5th 2013, 10:04 PM 18,225 Views 19 Comments

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
# Noli Timere

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

Sep 3rd 2013, 6:41 PM 5,283 Views 9 Comments

One entry simply says: “Thank you”.

# seamus-heaney - Monday 2 September, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Sep 2nd 2013, 11:21 PM 10,810 Views 4 Comments

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
# RIP

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

Sep 2nd 2013, 11:20 PM 18,551 Views 36 Comments

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

In pictures: The funeral of Seamus Heaney
# Seamus Heaney
# Seamus Heaney

In pictures: The funeral of Seamus Heaney

Sep 2nd 2013, 9:03 PM 15,257 Views 12 Comments

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

# seamus-heaney - Sunday 1 September, 2013

Funeral of Seamus Heaney to be broadcast live on RTÉ
# RIP
# RIP

Funeral of Seamus Heaney to be broadcast live on RTÉ

Sep 1st 2013, 9:23 AM 9,914 Views 27 Comments

The funeral mass will be held tomorrow morning in Donnybrook.

# seamus-heaney - Saturday 31 August, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Aug 31st 2013, 8:42 PM 20,622 Views 5 Comments

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
# RIP

The New York Times pays tribute to Seamus Heaney

Aug 31st 2013, 2:18 PM 16,469 Views 21 Comments

“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
# Death Of A Poet
# Death Of A Poet

Funeral arrangements for Seamus Heaney announced

Aug 31st 2013, 9:35 AM 12,193 Views 19 Comments

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

# seamus-heaney - Friday 30 August, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Aug 30th 2013, 10:56 PM 11,023 Views 9 Comments

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

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

Share your favourite Seamus Heaney poetry and school memories

Aug 30th 2013, 10:54 PM 29,071 Views 91 Comments

“Between my finger and my thumb…”

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

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

Aug 30th 2013, 1:07 PM 9,563 Views 49 Comments

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
# RIP

The life and times of Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney in pictures

Aug 30th 2013, 1:00 PM 10,364 Views 6 Comments

Remembering the life of Seamus Heaney in pictures.

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

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

Aug 30th 2013, 12:05 PM 8,782 Views 19 Comments

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

VIDEOS: Seamus Heaney on life, love and poetry
# RIP
# RIP

VIDEOS: Seamus Heaney on life, love and poetry

Aug 30th 2013, 11:21 AM 7,760 Views 14 Comments

The Nobel Laureate has died at the age of 74.

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