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# Seamus Heaney

All time
VIDEOS: Seamus Heaney on life, love and poetry
The Nobel Laureate has died at the age of 74.
Poet Seamus Heaney passes away aged 74
The Nobel laureate recently suffered from ill health, and was reported have collapsed earlier this week.
# happy birthday seamus
QUIZ: How well do you know Seamus Heaney?
Go Seamus, it’s yo birthday, we’re gonna party like it’s yo birthday.
# the gathering
PHOTOS: President and pals prepare for Patrick's Day broadcast
The Script, Bono, Christy Moore and Seamus Heaney will be among the artists performing on ‘Glaoch’ on March 17.
# The Great Book of Ireland
UCC pays big price for a great book
The Great Book of Ireland (Leabhar Mór na hÉireann) has been bought by the college for $1 million.
# Death
Videos: Tributes to the late poet Dennis O'Driscoll
The 58-year-old died suddenly on Christmas Eve.
Orla Tinsley: Honesty about death and purpose in life
The Seamus Heaney poem ‘Mid-term Break’ always resonated with cystic fibrosis rights campaigner Orla Tinsley – and made her realise that life, though fragile, can be “calculated and powerful”.
# Readathon
111 authors, 28 hours: Irish writers eye world reading record
The ultimate readathon.
# leaving cert 2012
'Worst day ever': Leaving Cert students react to English Paper Two
Some people weren’t too happy about the examiners’ choices. Here’s how they reacted on Twitter.
# 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.
# Irish book awards
Seamus Heaney honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award
The Bord Gáis Irish Book Awards have announced this year’s winners…
# Presidential Poems
Presidential poems: will Michael D quote himself during inauguration speech?
Or will he follow in the footsteps of his American counterparts and invite another poet to the stage?
# Book Awards
Seamus Heaney to get lifetime award as Irish Book Awards shortlist released
The Nobel laureate will be honoured at the Bord Gáis Irish Book Awards 2011.
# Your Say
Poll: Who would get your vote as next President of Ireland?
Up to ten names have now been mentioned in connection with the presidency. We want to know which of these ten – some who’ve already declared an interest and a few who’ve shown none at all – would be mostly likely to get your vote at this stage.