"Poetry Taught Me to Trust Derry As Well As Derrida"

EXHIBITION : SEAMUS HEANEY

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Seamus Heaney and Dennis O'Driscoll give a public interview on the publication of 'Stepping Stones'.

  • Title
    The Arts Show Special from the Abbey Theatre: Public Interview with Seamus Heaney
  • 1st Broadcast
    24/11/2008
  • Contributor
    Vincent Woods (Presenter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:05:07
  • Material Type
    Audio
  • Series title
    The Arts Show
  • Clip title
    "Poetry Taught Me to Trust Derry As Well As Derrida"
  • Extended description

    Seamus Heaney and Dennis O'Driscoll give a public interview on the publication of the book 'Stepping Stones: Interviews with Seamus Heaney'. Heaney talks about what he has learned from poetry and the blessings of work, family and friends. He then reads 'Miracle', a poem he wrote after getting out of hospital.

  • Information

    ‘The Arts Show’ was a radio arts and culture programme presented by Vincent Woods. It began on 5 November 2007 and went out every week night at 8 pm until 3 September 2009. 

    The accompanying image shows Seamus Heaney in 2007. The photographer was Joanna Tomaszewska.

    Image with kind permission of Joanna Tomaszewska © 

  • Local keywords
    Seamus Heaney, Poet, Poetry, Literature, Stepping Stones: Interviews with Seamus Heaney, Dennis O'Driscoll, Miracle, Vincent Woods
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    Arts and Culture
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ Radio One
  • Production year
    2008
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    5738888
  • 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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