• Heaney, Seamus

    Heaney, Seamus

    Seamus Heaney (1939 – 2013)  was born in  County Derry, the eldest of nine children.  Widely acknowledged as a leading contemporary poet of his day, his ground-breaking and distinctive poetry was published from the early 1960s and won many major poetry awards, including the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1995.


"Candlestick’s website is enticing and you might find yourself buying pamphlets of poems about puddings and bicycles..." Erica Wagner
The Times

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