described the portrait of her late husband as "stunning".
This doesn't mean, of course, that Heaney
refuses to hint, gesture, comment, infer, or apply; he does these things as well.
To be able to see these items first hand offers a personal and powerful connection to Seamus Heaney
which has only been made possible by the support and generosity of the Heaney
In his early prose poem "The Unacknowledged Legislator's Dream," Heaney
ruefully parodies Wordsworth's aspiration even as the poems of North collectively seek imaginative leverage into and over what Heaney
elsewhere called the "Ulster of the mind.
We would like to thank everyone for their support and generosity," Heaney
Having played for Scotland in the Sky Sports Victory Shield, Heaney
was fancied by the SFA to work his way through the ranks.
has always lived in two places, and his poetry reflects it.
The Irish Times dedicated five pages of coverage to Seamus Heaney
, which led somebody to comment on twitter that a world which still counts the death of a poet as headline news can't be all bad.
In the great literary tradition of the island of Ireland, Heaney
, who has died at the age of 74, was distinctive.
has been hailed as the greatest poet Ireland produced since William Butler Yeats.
told hundreds of mourners at the Sacred Heart Church in Donnybrook, south Dublin his father's parting advice to his mother Marie.
THE body of poet Seamus Heaney
was taken to a Dublin church last night ahead of a funeral service for the Nobel Laureate today.