Seamus Heaney: Collected Poems
Available to purchase at www.rte.ie/shop
The Nobel Laureate reads his eleven poetry collections presented in a 15 CD box set. The box set offers over 12 hours of Heaney's poetry along with a 68-page essay on the poet's life and work by fellow Irish poet, Peter Sirr, accompanied by images of Heaney taken throughout his life.
The CD set will also be released on 1CD in MP3 format (RTÉ3MP3).
Total CD's: 15 CDs
Total Duration: Over 12 Hours
RRP: Euro 74.95
Yes, I know it sounds like pub-talk to want to begin with - So I says to Seamus Heaney. But when will I ever again get the chance to do so? Here goes then... more Tim Lehane: Working with Heaney
Seamus Heaney has always been the soul of courtesy: warm, engaging, easy company but sharp and alert as a hare in summer with it. I first met him in 1991 when I came back to Ireland from Australia and was doing a series of interviews and recordings with Irish poets for the ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)... more Vincent Woods on Heaney
Two years ago I was driving along a country road near Strokestown in County Roscommon. It was dark and I was slightly nervous because I didn't know the road well and I was looking for the local secondary school in whose assembly hall Seamus Heaney would be giving a reading... read Peter Sirr Essay (PDF)