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Friday 9 June 2023 Dublin: 17°C

# nobel laureate

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Funeral of Seamus Heaney to be broadcast live on RTÉ
The funeral mass will be held tomorrow morning in Donnybrook.
The New York Times pays tribute to Seamus Heaney
“His lines could embody a dark, marshy melancholy, but as often as not they also communicated the wild onrushing joy of being alive.”
The life and times of Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney in pictures
Remembering the life of Seamus Heaney in pictures.
Poet Seamus Heaney passes away aged 74
The Nobel laureate recently suffered from ill health, and was reported have collapsed earlier this week.
# Mario Vargas Llosa
Nobel Prize winning writer to speak at free event in Dublin
Mario Vargas Llosa has been an important figure in world literature since the 1960s – and will speak to students and some lucky members of the public at Spanish institute in Dublin.
# Fly the flag
Fly Union Jack to boost tourism, new report urges
The proposal is part of a document proposing radical ways to reverse the decline in Ireland’s share of world tourism.
# Seamus Heaney
Seámus Heaney donates literary treasure trove to National Library
The Nobel laureate has given a lifetime of literary papers, including early drafts of poems, notebooks and corrections.
# nobel laureate
Tomas Tranströmer wins Nobel literature prize
The 80-year-old Swedish poet was named this year’s winner to loud cheers at a press conference in Stockholm.
# Maathai
First African woman to win Nobel Peace Prize dies
One of Kenya’s most recognisable women Wangari Maathai, who won the Nobel in 2004 for combining environmentalism and social activism, has passed away following a long struggle with cancer.