Ambassadors: Irish poets on stage in Paris

For the past 30 years an extraordinary event has been taking place each June in Place St Sulpice in Paris. For the Marché de la Poésie the beautiful s(...)

Seamus Heaney at the Centre Culturel Irlandais in Paris. Photograph: Des Harris/The Picture Desk

Irish, Americans, British and French . . . some braved rain and a rail strike to queue outside the Irish College for up to two hours for Seamus Heaney(...)