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A site curated for The Irish Literary Times in memory of Seamus Heaney
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Nobel Prize winning Irish poet Seamus Heaney dies

Nobel Prize winning Irish poet Seamus Heaney dies | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
Fellow poet Robert Lowell described Heaney as the ‘most important Irish poet since Yeats’
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Irish Pages Seamus Heaney Memorial

Irish Pages Seamus Heaney Memorial | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
Chris Agee, editor of the journal for contemporary writing, introduces the current issue and shares an original poem by Kerry Hardie
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TP Flanagan: Artist and teacher whose work inspired Seamus Heaney

TP Flanagan: Artist and teacher whose work inspired Seamus Heaney | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
"As an artist, he has gone his own way, explored the Irish landscape and enhanced Irish landscape painting through the discovery andelaboration of an individual style," Seamus Heaney wrote in 1995 in a tribute to his friend TP Flanagan.
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Seamus Heaney focus of ‘tribute album’ by 50 leading poets

Seamus Heaney focus of ‘tribute album’ by 50 leading poets | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
Simon Armitage and Lavinia Greenlaw among contributors to special issue of Poetry Ireland Review compiling writers’ tributes to their favourite poems
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On Valentine's Day, five great love poems by Irish writers including Seamus Heaney

On Valentine's Day, five great love poems by Irish writers including Seamus Heaney | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
A post about Seamus Heaney's favourite love poem a couple of Valentine's Days ago (before Heaney's all too untimely passing) received a bit of interest at the time, and a steady flow of visitors to...
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IR Seamus Heaney Podcasts

IR Seamus Heaney Podcasts | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
The Irish Review 49-50 is a special double issue on the work and legacy of Seamus Heaney. In three new podcasts we talk to three contributors to the special issue: Sinéad Morrissey, Rosie Lavan and...
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Rosmaire's curator insight, February 16, 12:28 AM

This is a marvellous podcast.

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‘When all the others were away at Mass’ by Seamus Heaney | RTÉ – Poem for Ireland shortlist

‘When all the others were away at Mass’ by Seamus Heaney  |  RTÉ – Poem for Ireland shortlist | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
3 When all the others were away at Mass I was all hers as we peeled potatoes. They broke the silence, let fall one by
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MY LEAVING CERT MEMORIES A treasured meeting with Seamus Heaney - Independent.ie

MY LEAVING CERT MEMORIES A treasured meeting with Seamus Heaney - Independent.ie | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
I have never been as clever as I was in June 1994. For that two-week period when I sat my Leaving Cert, I was the most well-informed and articulate version of me I would ever be. My hea
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Seamus Heaney commemoration at The Crescent | Arts Council of Northern Ireland

Seamus Heaney commemoration at The Crescent | Arts Council of Northern Ireland | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
The Arts Council of Northern Ireland welcomed the news that funded client Irish Pages will launch its unique and extraordinary issue, “Heaney” (Vol 8, No 2), on Friday, 30 January at 7.00 pm in The Cube, The Crescent Arts Centre, 2-4 University Road, Belfast. The launch will be preceded by a brief dedication of Deepa Mann-Kler’s neon light sculpture Noli Timere (Be Not Afraid), recording Heaney’s last words. The sculpture will remain on display in the foyer of the Crescent Arts Centre.
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Seamus Heaney Wins Whitbread Book of the Year 2000 - RTÉ Archives

Seamus Heaney Wins Whitbread Book of the Year 2000 - RTÉ Archives | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
Seams Heaney wins Whitbread Book of the Year #OnThisDay 2000 http://t.co/axV5H5UKHS
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Rosmaire's curator insight, January 26, 11:18 AM

We miss you, Seamus Heaney!

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The Poetry of Seamus Heaney

The Poetry of Seamus Heaney | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
by Mary Hanley (Note:  Leaving Cert Poetry questions have in recent years become more sophisticated and focused on particular aspects of the poet's work.  The first ever question on Heaney simply e...
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Seamus Heaney's genius shines through in new selections: New Selected ... - Irish Times

Seamus Heaney's genius shines through in new selections: New Selected ... - Irish Times | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
Review: Recordings of the poet reading his own work enhance appreciation of its power
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Seamus Heaney | Ploughshares

Seamus Heaney | Ploughshares | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
Seamus Heaney, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1995, has published numerous volumes of poetry, criticism, and translation. Heaney has been a resident of Dublin since 1976, but since 1981 he has spent part of each year teaching at Harvard University, where in 1984 he was elected the Boylston Professor of Rhetoric and Oratory.
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For Seamus Heaney, August 2013

For Seamus Heaney, August 2013 | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
When Seamus Heaney died, I wrote the lines below on Twitter in improvised tribute. I didn't think they amounted to much, formally, so I was all the more flattered when Liz Nugent chose them for thi...
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A Poem for Ireland: Heaney's 'Clearances, III'

A Poem for Ireland: Heaney's 'Clearances, III' | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
'Memory is, has been, essential to me. [...] Everybody in their life has those moments when something memorable occurs that you remember forever - orphaned in a little patch of light - and it has s...
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Hear leading contemporary poets including Seamus Heaney and Simon Armitage reading their new poems inspired by Titian.| National Gallery

Hear leading contemporary poets including Seamus Heaney and Simon Armitage reading their new poems inspired by Titian.
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Irish Review 49-50 Seamus Heaney

Irish Review 49-50 Seamus Heaney | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
The Irish Review 49-50 is a special double issue on the life, work and legacy of Seamus Heaney. Included are poets Ciaran Carson, Sinéad Morrissey, Paul Durcan, Michael Longley, Nick Laird, Alan Gi...
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Seamus Heaney: a tribute - Oxford Literary Festival

RT @turtlebunbury: A TRIBUTE TO SEAMUS HEANEY

Oxford Literary Festival.

With thanks to Vicky House. http://t.co/LWkZ2jP9LR
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City's Poety Laureate is commemorated in Belfast - Londonderry Today

City's Poety Laureate is commemorated in Belfast - Londonderry Today | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
A commemoration celebrating Londonderry’s Poet Laureate, Seamus Heaney, took place on Friday at The Crescent in Belfast.
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The Hardy Boys, Dear Seamus Heaney - YouTube

The Hardy Boys: dear Seamus Heaney at The Captains Rest. 20/10/10.
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BBC: Colin Davidson - Seamus Heaney portrait -from initial drawings to finished painting,

The Irish artist Colin Davidson, from initial drawings to finished painting, charts the progress with his new portrait of Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney. Origi...
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A Birl for Burns by Seamus Heaney

A Birl for Burns by Seamus Heaney | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
From the start, Burns’ birl and rhythm,
/ That tongue the Ulster Scots brought wi’ them
/ And stick to still in County Antrim
/ Was...
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Seamus Heaney: ‘If I described myself as an Ulsterman I’d have thought I was selling a bit of my birthright’

Seamus Heaney: ‘If I described myself as an Ulsterman I’d have thought I was selling a bit of my birthright’ | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
In one of his last interviews, the Nobel Prize winning poet spoke to the BBC’s Mark Carruthers for his book, Alternative Ulsters, Conversations on Identity
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Books: Digging for the real worth of Seamus Heaney - Irish Independent

Books: Digging for the real worth of Seamus Heaney - Irish Independent | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
After his death last year, the London Independent newspaper described Seamus Heaney as "probably the best-known poet in the world". According to the BBC, Heaney's books of poe
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IRISH PAGES BELFAST LAUNCH OF MEMORIAL ISSUE “HEANEY” (VOL 8, NO 2

IRISH PAGES BELFAST LAUNCH OF MEMORIAL ISSUE “HEANEY” (VOL 8, NO 2 | Seamus Heaney - In Memoriam | Scoop.it
Crescent Arts Centre
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