Friday, 30 August 2013

Seamus Heaney 1939 - 2013 (aged 74)

The sad news broke today that Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney passed away after a short illness.  

See below for reactions and coverage to this sad news:

In honour of Seamus Heaney, we would like to post our favourite poem written by him.
Here, Heaney is reading his poem 'Scaffolding' at the Faber offices on the occasion of his 70th birthday:

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