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Seamus Heaney, Keeper Of Language

The country and wider world is mourning the loss of a great man with the passing this week of poet and Nobel Laureate, Seamus Heaney.

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We had the pleasure of meeting the Derry man, and his wife Marie, at Artists / Heaney / Books: An Exhibition at IMMA celebrating the poet’s 70th birthday in 2009. IMMA specially commissioned a beautiful pair of prints by English-born artist, Barrie Cooke, and Seamus Heaney. The above Louis le Brocquy portrait of Heaney was also part of Imma Editions.

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Heaney leaves behind a wealth of material to remember him by. Here he reads one of our favourite poems, ‘Digging’

 

Irish Times – 60 Most Creative People In Ireland Right Now

Una Mullally has put together a great list of the 60 most creative people in Ireland right now, many of whom we’ve had the pleasure of working with.

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