Seamus Heaney Quotes

I would say that something important for me and for my generation in Northern Ireland was the 1947 Education Act, which allowed students who won scholarships to go on to secondary schools and thence to university.

 
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Seamus Heaney
Seamus Heaney
  • Born: April 13, 1939
  • Died: August 30, 2013
  • Nationality: Irish
  • Profession: Poet

Seamus Justin Heaney MRIA was an Irish poet, playwright and translator. He received the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature. Among his best-known works is Death of a Naturalist (1966), his first major published volume.