'Exceeded himself in decency'
Her role was established by the late Seamus Heaney following his Nobel Prize and is the nearest thing Ireland has to a Poet Laureate. Mr Payne lives and works in Spain and is also a translator of note. As well as being a graduate of Naas CBS, Keith ...
Aeneid VI by Seamus Heaney review – through 'death's dark door' with Virgil
Seamus Heaney started proper work on this after his father died; and it is the last work he finished before his own death in 2013. It is, in a way, his farewell to the land of the living. Faber, perhaps mindful that Virgil is not quite the box-office ...
Step into the Seamus Heaney Experience
For an immersive Seamus Heaney experience, plan a break in 4* Laurel Villa Guest House in Maghaerfelt, just a short drive away from HomePlace. This homely, family-run property is owned and managed by husband and wife team Eugene & Geraldine Kielt.
'Great slime kings' gather in turmoil
Spawning frogs are considered a significant sign of spring's arrival but in recent years their numbers have fallen considerably and sightings are fewer. This is due to increased land drainage and pollution. Sights such as the youthful Heaney witnessed ...