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Paul Simon Unveils Seamus Heaney Airport Honour

Veteran musician Paul Simon has teamed up with U2 rockers Bono and The Edge to help fund a special memorial to late poet Seamus Heaney at Ireland's Dublin Airport.Simon was the guest of honour on...

Poet Seamus Heaney's Last Words Comforted His Wife: "Don't Be Afraid"

Poet Seamus Heaney's son spoke at his father's funeral yesterday (2nd September), stating his father contacted his mother, Marie, only minutes before his death. The funeral Mass took place at the Church of the Sacred...

Seamus Heaney Laid To Rest In Bellaghy As Mourners Pay Respects [Pictures]

The Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney has been laid to rest in his native Bellaghy, Co. Londonderry, at a large funeral where his life and successful career as a poet were celebrated. The 74 year-old died...

The Great Irish Poet Seamus Heaney Passes Away, Aged 74

Seamus Heaney was often considered to be the greatest living poets in the world, never mind the greatest from his native Ireland, for much of his adult life. His seamless manipulation of prose and his...

A Nobel Laureate Remembered: The Extraordinary Career Of The Late Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney, the Nobel Prize in Literature award-winning poet, has died aged 74 after a short illness. "The death has taken place of Seamus Heaney. The poet and Nobel Laureate died in hospital in Dublin...

Seamus Heaney, The Greatest Irish Poet Since Yeats, Dies, 74

Seamus Heaney, an Irish literary giant who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1995, has died aged 74, according to various reports.Born near Toomebridge, Norther Ireland, Heaney worked as a teacher and then...

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