Delight in Derry for Seamus Heaney

EXHIBITION : SEAMUS HEANEY

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Heaney's family, friends and neighbours react to the news that he has won the Nobel prize

  • Title
    Reaction in Derry to Heaney's Win
  • 1st Broadcast
    05/10/1995
  • Contributor
    Brendan Wright (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:02:00
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    Delight in Derry for Seamus Heaney
  • Extended description

    Brendan Wright reports on reaction in Derry from the poet's family, friends and neighbours to the news that Heaney had won the Nobel prize. Wright also visits St Columb's, where Heaney went to school. The poet's old friend Henry Gribben recalls the teenage Seamus showing him an early poem at his grandmother's wake.

  • Information

    An RTÉ News report on Seamus Heaney's Nobel Prize.

  • Local keywords
    Seamus Heaney, Poet, Poetry, Literature, Nobel Prize, Derry, St Columb's, Henry Gribben, Brendan Wright
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    Arts and Culture
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ One
  • Production year
    1995
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    BN95/278
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Colour
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Aspect ratio
    4:3
  • Language used
    English (eng)
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