Peadar Bourke, christened Peter but always known by the Irish version of his name, who has died aged 88, was the last surviving member of Dublin’s fam(...)

Nobel Prize winning poet Seamus Heaney who died today aged 74. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said the death of Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney today has brought a “great sorrow to Ireland” and only the poet himself could (...)