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#Seamus Heaney

# seamus-heaney - Friday 30 August, 2013

Poet Seamus Heaney passes away aged 74
# RIP
# RIP

Poet Seamus Heaney passes away aged 74

Aug 30th 2013, 11:11 AM 23,334 Views 59 Comments

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

# seamus-heaney - Saturday 13 April, 2013

QUIZ: How well do you know Seamus Heaney?
# Happy Birthday Seamus
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# Happy Birthday Seamus

QUIZ: How well do you know Seamus Heaney?

Apr 13th 2013, 1:00 PM 7,752 Views 11 Comments

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
# The Gathering

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

Mar 6th 2013, 5:23 PM 7,656 Views 35 Comments

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
# The Great Book Of Ireland

UCC pays big price for a great book

Jan 17th 2013, 10:27 PM 15,018 Views 41 Comments

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

# seamus-heaney - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Videos: Tributes to the late poet Dennis O'Driscoll
# Death
# Death

Videos: Tributes to the late poet Dennis O'Driscoll

Dec 27th 2012, 8:14 AM 5,607 Views 5 Comments

The 58-year-old died suddenly on Christmas Eve.

# seamus-heaney - Sunday 23 September, 2012

Orla Tinsley: Honesty about death and purpose in life
# Read Me
# Read Me

Orla Tinsley: Honesty about death and purpose in life

Sep 23rd 2012, 1:00 PM 2,270 Views 12 Comments

The Seamus Heaney poem ‘Mid-term Break’ always resonated with cystic fibrosis rights campaigner Orla Tinsley – and made her realise that life, though fragile, can be “calculated and powerful”.

# seamus-heaney - Monday 11 June, 2012

111 authors, 28 hours: Irish writers eye world reading record
# Readathon
# Readathon

111 authors, 28 hours: Irish writers eye world reading record

Jun 11th 2012, 7:15 AM 1,564 Views 2 Comments

The ultimate readathon.

# seamus-heaney - Friday 8 June, 2012

'Worst day ever': Leaving Cert students react to English Paper Two
# Leaving Cert 2012
# Leaving Cert 2012

'Worst day ever': Leaving Cert students react to English Paper Two

Jun 8th 2012, 9:01 AM 17,595 Views 62 Comments

Some people weren’t too happy about the examiners’ choices. Here’s how they reacted on Twitter.

# seamus-heaney - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

Seámus Heaney donates literary treasure trove to National Library
# Seamus Heaney
# Seamus Heaney

Seámus Heaney donates literary treasure trove to National Library

Dec 21st 2011, 9:23 PM 1,802 Views 5 Comments

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

# seamus-heaney - Thursday 17 November, 2011

Seamus Heaney honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award
# Irish Book Awards
# Irish Book Awards

Seamus Heaney honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award

Nov 17th 2011, 10:32 PM 2,268 Views 7 Comments

The Bord Gáis Irish Book Awards have announced this year’s winners…

# seamus-heaney - Friday 11 November, 2011

Presidential poems: will Michael D quote himself during inauguration speech?
# Presidential Poems
# Presidential Poems

Presidential poems: will Michael D quote himself during inauguration speech?

Nov 11th 2011, 10:00 AM 1,367 Views 3 Comments

Or will he follow in the footsteps of his American counterparts and invite another poet to the stage?

# seamus-heaney - Thursday 20 October, 2011

Seamus Heaney to get lifetime award as Irish Book Awards shortlist released
# Book Awards
# Book Awards

Seamus Heaney to get lifetime award as Irish Book Awards shortlist released

Oct 20th 2011, 7:12 PM 623 Views 2 Comments

The Nobel laureate will be honoured at the Bord Gáis Irish Book Awards 2011.

# seamus-heaney - Friday 27 May, 2011

Poll: Who would get your vote as next President of Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who would get your vote as next President of Ireland?

May 27th 2011, 8:51 AM 16,501 Views 55 Comments

Up to ten names have now been mentioned in connection with the presidency. We want to know which of these ten – some who’ve already declared an interest and a few who’ve shown none at all – would be mostly likely to get your vote at this stage.