Funeral of Seamus Heaney will take place on Monday

Saturday 31 August 2013 22.40
Funeral of Seamus Heaney to take place on Monday in Dublin and Co Derry
Funeral of Seamus Heaney to take place on Monday in Dublin and Co Derry

The funeral of Seamus Heaney will take place on Monday morning at the Church of the Sacred Heart in Donnybrook in Dublin with burial afterwards in Co Derry.

The poet, playwright, and Nobel Laureate died yesterday aged 74.

Tributes have been made worldwide to the poet described as Ireland's finest since WB Yeats. 

Books of Condolence will be opened up in Dublin, Belfast and Derry on Monday for the world-renowned literary and poetic great. 

The book can be signed at the Mansion House in Dublin on Monday between 10am and 5pm on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

The Books of Condolence in Belfast will be at the City Hall and in Derry at the Guildhall.