Heaney answers an accusation that he has side-stepped issues of the troubles in Northern Ireland

Heaney answers an accusation that he has side-stepped issues of the troubles in Northern Ireland and again sets out his position. He reads from 'Whatever You Say, Say Nothing' and discusses reading 'Requiem for the Croppies' to sixth-form Protestant students. He believes that there have been many changes in Northern Ireland during his lifetime.