Heaney describes what it was like to grow up in a mixed community.
- Title Writer in Profile: Seamus Heaney
- 1st Broadcast 23/08/1976
- ContributorAindreas Ó Gallchóir (Presenter)
- Clip Duration 00:04:52
- Material Type Video
- Series title Writer in Profile
- Clip title Growing Up in a Divided Community
- Extended description
Heaney describes his awareness as a child of growing up in a mixed community and how communities in rural areas have rituals which bind them but also highlight their differences. He remembers a realm of banter between neighbours from different religious and cultural backgrounds, but also a more serious feeling of threat from the 'B' Specials.
‘Writer in Profile’ was a weekly television interview with a well-known Irish writer. The series was produced by James Plunkett and mainly presented by Augustine Martin.
- Local keywords Seamus Heaney, Poet, Poetry, Literature, Childhood, Mossbawn, Derry, Northern Ireland, The troubles, Aindreas Ó Gallchóir
- Geographical coverage Ireland
- Topic Arts and Culture
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel Telefís Éireann
- Production year 1976
- Country of production Ireland
- Original identifier 94D00010
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- Item type part/extract
- Item colour Colour
- Item sound Mono
- Aspect ratio 4:3
- Language used English (eng)
Growing Up in a Divided Community
Broadcast - 23/08/1976
Clip Length - 00:04:52
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