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# nobel-laureate - Sunday 1 September, 2013

Funeral of Seamus Heaney to be broadcast live on RTÉ
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Funeral of Seamus Heaney to be broadcast live on RTÉ

Sep 1st 2013, 9:23 AM 9,916 Views 27 Comments

The funeral mass will be held tomorrow morning in Donnybrook.

# nobel-laureate - Saturday 31 August, 2013

The New York Times pays tribute to Seamus Heaney
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The New York Times pays tribute to Seamus Heaney

Aug 31st 2013, 2:18 PM 16,480 Views 21 Comments

“His lines could embody a dark, marshy melancholy, but as often as not they also communicated the wild onrushing joy of being alive.”

# nobel-laureate - Friday 30 August, 2013

The life and times of Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney in pictures
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The life and times of Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney in pictures

Aug 30th 2013, 1:00 PM 10,412 Views 6 Comments

Remembering the life of Seamus Heaney in pictures.

Poet Seamus Heaney passes away aged 74
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Poet Seamus Heaney passes away aged 74

Aug 30th 2013, 11:11 AM 23,341 Views 59 Comments

The Nobel laureate recently suffered from ill health, and was reported have collapsed earlier this week.

# nobel-laureate - Sunday 3 June, 2012

Nobel Prize winning writer to speak at free event in Dublin
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# Mario Vargas Llosa

Nobel Prize winning writer to speak at free event in Dublin

Jun 3rd 2012, 7:45 AM 2,193 Views 1 Comment

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.

# nobel-laureate - Monday 2 January, 2012

Fly Union Jack to boost tourism, new report urges
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# Fly The Flag

Fly Union Jack to boost tourism, new report urges

Jan 2nd 2012, 2:07 PM 6,410 Views 96 Comments

The proposal is part of a document proposing radical ways to reverse the decline in Ireland’s share of world tourism.

# nobel-laureate - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

Seámus Heaney donates literary treasure trove to National Library
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# Seamus Heaney

Seámus Heaney donates literary treasure trove to National Library

Dec 21st 2011, 9:23 PM 1,802 Views 5 Comments

The Nobel laureate has given a lifetime of literary papers, including early drafts of poems, notebooks and corrections.

# nobel-laureate - Thursday 6 October, 2011

Tomas Tranströmer wins Nobel literature prize
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# Nobel Laureate

Tomas Tranströmer wins Nobel literature prize

Oct 6th 2011, 12:30 PM 235 Views 1 Comment

The 80-year-old Swedish poet was named this year’s winner to loud cheers at a press conference in Stockholm.

# nobel-laureate - Monday 26 September, 2011

First African woman to win Nobel Peace Prize dies
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# Maathai

First African woman to win Nobel Peace Prize dies

Sep 26th 2011, 9:48 AM 343 Views 2 Comments

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.