Finding Your Voice

EXHIBITION : SEAMUS HEANEY

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Heaney talks about finding his voice as a poet.

  • Title
    Rattlebag: Seamus Heaney Public Interview
  • 1st Broadcast
    13/04/2004
  • Contributor
    Myles Dungan (Presenter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:04:57
  • Material Type
    Audio
  • Series title
    Rattlebag
  • Clip title
    Finding Your Voice
  • Extended description

    In a public interview at the Pavilion Theatre, Dun Laoghaire, Heaney speaks to Myles Dungan about finding his voice as a poet and the phrase 'Door into the Dark', which is the title of his second collection of poetry.

  • Information

    ‘Rattlebag’ was a radio arts programme presented by Myles Dungan. It was first broadcast on 5 June 2000 and went out every weekday afternoon, with repeats at night. It ended on 29 September 2006.

    The accompanying image is a detail from the cover of 'Door into the Dark' by Seamus Heaney. Image with kind permission of Faber and Faber Ltd.

  • Local keywords
    Seamus Heaney, Poet, Poetry, Literature, Door into the Dark, Pavilion Theatre, Myles Dungan
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    Arts and Culture
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ Radio One
  • Production year
    2004
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    114146
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Language used
    English (eng)
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