Cure of Troy – August 30 saw the end of a legend Seamus Heaney, the great Irish poet next only to his own countryman and poet W.B.Yeats. Heaney was a versatile genius : Translator, Broadcaster, Prose and Poetry writer, Professor of Rhetoric and Oratory, Professor of Poetry at Oxford, Visiting Professor at Harvard, winner of Nobel Prize for Literature , Whitboard prize for Beowulf’s translation , T.S.Eliot Prize for Poetry , to name only some of his distinctive achievements. Full of sarcasm and humour, his take on the Ireland-Great Britain relationship he turned the map of Britain and Ireland as a marriage bed!
- Seamus Heaney: a poet of unfailing integrity (telegraph.co.uk)
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