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VIDEOS: Seamus Heaney on life, love and poetry

The Nobel Laureate has died at the age of 74.
Aug 30th 2013, 11:21 AM 7,790 14

ONE OF IRELAND’S most respected poets, Seamus Heaney, has died at the age of 74.

The Nobel Laureate was a world famous wordsmith, but was nowhere more beloved than in his home country.

These videos show the Heaney people know and love – poet, playwright, thinker and story-teller.

Celebrating Ireland and Europe


Reading ‘When all the others were away at Mass’


1992 Documentary


Making sense of life

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A 2011 interview about his recent work, Human Chain

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