Marie Heaney

17 results

The Strand at Lough Beg, a place of ‘special memories’ for the poet, has been made accessible to visitors for the first time

A new outdoor visitor experience, which allows people to listen to Seamus Heaney reading his poetry in the locations which inspired him, will begin in(...)

US president Joe Biden during  a roundtable discussion with black essential workers in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, DC, on Tuesday. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty

US president Joe Biden has paid tribute to the role played by Irish immigrants in the evolution of the United States and the influence of his own Iris(...)

Sonja Landweer at the National Craft Gallery in Kilkenny in 2012. Photograph: Pat Moore

Sonja Landweer Born April 20th, 1933 Died December 15, 2019 The internationally acclaimed Dutch artist and craftmaker, Sonja Landweer, who was a pivo(...)

Marie Heaney: the writer has recorded The Seed Cutters, by her late husband, for #PoetryDayIRL 2019

Marie Heaney has recorded The Seed Cutters by her late husband, Seamus Heaney, for Poetry Day Ireland. The video is one of a series of readings that t(...)

Camille O’Sullivan performing at the Irish Embassy in London for St Brigid’s Day in 2018.

From London to Warsaw to Washington this weekend, events will be held around the world celebrating the talent and creativity of Irish women, to mark S(...)

Joan Gilletlie with Marie Heaney at the Gilletlie watchmaker and jewellery shop in Wicklow town which has just celebrated 200 years. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Behind the counter of Ireland’s oldest jewellery shop, 16 antique pocket watches hang in a wooden cabinet. It’s a fitting display case for a 200-year(...)

Seamus Heaney’s children Catherine, Chris and Mick, and the poet’s widow, Marie Heaney at a piece by artist Maser, Don’t Be Afraid. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Nearly 15 years since they were last used, the large wooden double doors on Westmoreland Street that lead into a wing of the former Houses of Parliame(...)

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(...)

‘I’m very aware of all sorts of angles on this relating to Brexit, to Ireland, and to the Border,’ says composer Neil Martin

The mythical 7th-century tale of a wandering bird man, suffering from what might now be diagnosed as post-traumatic stress disorder, is the source of (...)

New Irish writers: Olivia Kiernan, Caroline O’Donoghue, Helen Cullen, Rebecca O’Connor, Danny Dentonand Caoilinn Hughes

Helen Cullen The Lost Letters of William Woolf  (Penguin, July) William Woolf works as a letter detective in the dead letters depot of east Lond(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • Next
  • Last »