Tag Archives: Seamus Heaney

2015 Irish PEN Award for Literature: Éilís Ní Dhubhne

On Friday 20th February, Éilís Ní Dhuibhne will be awarded the 2015 Irish Pen Award for Literature. Her first short story was published in the New Irish Writing page of the Irish Press in 1974. Since then she has published … Continue reading

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Seamus Heaney (1939-2013)

Even if we didn’t know Seamus Heaney, we felt we knew him. Not only for the poems, or the commentary, but for the generosity of his presence. He was a man you’d see regularly at festivals and readings. He made his … Continue reading

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“For This: Poems for Our Ireland” (A session at PN11)

At a Saturday afternoon session of the 2011 Poetry Now Festival in the Pavilion Theatre in Dun Laoghaire, sixteen readers, some of them poets participating in the festival, and some invited notables, were invited to read a poem that reflects … Continue reading

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