Heaney celebrates his 70th birthday.
- Title Heaney at 70
- 1st Broadcast 13/04/2009
- ContributorSinéad Crowley
- Clip Duration 00:01:36
- Material Type Video
- Series title RTÉ News
- Clip title "The Wheel Has Come Full Circle"
- Extended description
Seamus Heaney celebrated his 70th birthday on 13 April 2009. The occasion was marked by a number of special events, including the launch of a 15-CD box set of the poet's work by RTÉ an exhibition and a birthday party at the Royal Hospital in Kilmainham, Dublin.
In this RTÉ News report, Heaney describes the event as "a totally luminous occasion. And if the wheel has come full circle, that only means that the wheel is about to turn once more".
An RTÉ News report on Seamus Heaney's 70th birthday celebrations.
- Local keywords Seamus Heaney, Poet, Poetry, Literature, Heaney at 70, Birthday, Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Sinéad Crowley
- Geographical coverage Ireland
- Topic Arts and Culture
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel RTÉ One
- Production year 2009
- Country of production Ireland
- Original identifier BN09/103
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- Item type part/extract
- Item colour Colour
- Item sound Mono
- Aspect ratio 16:9 (widescreen)
- Language used English (eng)
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Clip Length - 00:01:36
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