A Presidential Welcome

EXHIBITION : SEAMUS HEANEY

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President Mary Robinson welcomes Heaney to Áras an Uachtaráin.

  • Title
    President Mary Robinson Greets Seamus Heaney
  • 1st Broadcast
    07/10/1995
  • Contributor
    Eileen Whelan (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:00:52
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    A Presidential Welcome
  • Extended description

    After leaving the airport, the Heaney family travel to Áras an Uachtaráin, where they are welcomed by President Mary Robinson. She says she has one wish for the poet, that this prize won't be a burden, but a liberation.

  • Information

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

  • Local keywords
    Seamus Heaney, Poet, Poetry, Literature, Nobel Prize, Mary Robinson, Áras an Uachtaráin, Eileen Whelan
  • 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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