"It Is an Awesome Dimension of a Thing to Have Happened"

EXHIBITION : SEAMUS HEANEY

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Heaney is interviewed in Greece, where he was unaware of all the excitement.

  • Title
    Heaney Interview in Greece
  • 1st Broadcast
    07/10/1995
  • Contributor
    Tommie Gorman (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:05:34
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    "It Is an Awesome Dimension of a Thing to Have Happened"
  • Extended description

    Tommie Gorman goes to Greece to interview Heaney. The poet was on holidays there, unaware of all the excitement. Heaney discusses his win and recites one of his most popular poems and one he likes best himself. The poem from 'Clearances' is an early memory of peeling potatoes with his mother.

  • Information

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

  • Local keywords
    Seamus Heaney, Poet, Poetry, Literature, Nobel Prize, Greece, Clearances, Tommie Gorman
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    Arts and Culture
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ One
  • Production year
    1995
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    BN95/280
  • 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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