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Seamus Heaney

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MY LEAVING CERT MEMORIES A treasured meeting with Seamus Heaney

Irish Independent
And there was another nod months later, when I heard I had won the medal for English, to be presented by Seamus Heaney. He was the soul of kindness that day, as he always was. He treated me as a fellow writer, someone who understood words and loved ...

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One Thousand Things Worth Knowing by Paul Muldoon

The Independent
The long opening poem, the nine-page Cuthbert and the Otters, is a threnody "In memory of Seamus Heaney", which arrives at its keynote on the second page: "I cannot thole the thought of Seamus Heaney dead". The grief is real, and the words it's ...

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Seamus Heaney: 'If I described myself as an Ulsterman I'd have thought I was ...

Irish Times
Seamus Heaney was born in rural Co Derry in 1939. He attended St Columb's College in Derry and went to Queen's University Belfast to study English in 1957. In 1966 Faber & Faber published his first volume of poetry, Death of a Naturalist, to ...

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Discovering literary life in the North before Seamus Heaney

Irish Times
It can sometimes seem that Northern Irish writing began with Seamus Heaney, especially if you grow up in Northern Ireland. I went to school in Enniskillen, then did an English degree at Queen's University, Belfast, but the only local writer I studied ...

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