Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again: President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina at the launch of the new exhibition. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again, the exhibition based on the Nobel laureate poet’s archive, was today formally opened the new Bank of Ireland Cultural(...)

2003: I sing of a maiden. Photograph: Seamus Heaney Estate

Every December, the poet Seamus Heaney used to sit down not merely to write but to design his own Christmas cards. For more than 30 years, he produce(...)

Marie Heaney and her children, Michael, Christopher and Catherine, at the official opening of the new arts and literary centre in Bellaghy, Co Derry. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Seamus Heaney’s family gathered “with mixed but generally joyful emotions” in his native Bellaghy, Co Derry, yesterday for the official opening of th(...)

 HomePlace, a new arts and literary centre which will mark the life and work of Seamus Heaney, one of Ireland’s most celebrated writers, in Bellaghy, Co Derry

On an unseasonably hot mid-September day, the small south Co Derry village of Bellaghy is unusually busy. The road past the site of the old RUC barrac(...)

Fever pitch

Patrick Rahme, All Square, Luxembourg“Our product is called All Square, a social network meets Trip Advisor,” says Rahme. At the web summit, that’s ha(...)

Brian McCormick (second from left) with Tim Delany, Hannah McCarthy and Gabriel Corcoran

Launched this week, Dublin-based “social tech” start-up Adtruism is set to customise its charity-focused website widget due to international interest (...)