European Union Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs Olli Rehn reads a book of collected poems by Irish writer Seamus Heaney at the informal meeting of Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) ministers at Dublin Castle in Dublin, Ireland on April 12, 2013. Eurozone finance ministers formally approved on April 12 the terms of a problematic Cyprus debt rescue that will cost Nicosia much more than first thought after confusion over the terms.
To reproduce some of the sound effects in Seamus Heaney's poetry, which involve meaning and the general atmosphere of the poem – is difficultMore quotes »
Around the web
What’s in the belly?
Back in school, while studying Seamus Heaney’s poems, we came across one called ‘Cow in Calf’. Heaney describes, with great immediacy, a pregnant cow as he ponders her plumpness (“I had to/ hit again and again and/ heard the blows plump like a depth char 6/19/13 from The Hindu Read more »
Navigating the Global Essay: Lost in Translation & Seamus Heaney
The reactions of characters towards a growing global culture, whether a retreat or an embrace, are heavily influenced by personal choices. Within the arena of Navigating the Global, choices are almost certainly influenced by the circumstances in which th from OpPapers.com Read more »
The Poetry of Seamus Heaney BA Course. Spring 2013. Ferencz Gyozo. Student: Raquel Franco. Relation between past and present in Heaney´s poetry. KINSHIP Seamus Heaney frequently looks back to the past to try to understand or highlight the present. It sho from Term Paper Warehouse Read more »
Like Father, Like Son: Creating Art In A Time Of Troubles
When I first stumbled across the photographs of Bobbie Hanvey, I thought I had found an undiscovered master – that I had found another Vivian Maier . My heart skipped a beat. But when I dug a little deeper I realized that he was quite well known in North from NPR Read more »
Celtic Woman performs old and new at the Mann
Imagine a hall on whose walls hang framed photographs of every Irish artist, both living and dead. The number of artists is too great for the hall, so some photographs hang on top of others — James Joyce’s left eye is eclipsed by Seamus Heaney’s shoulder from Montgomery Media Read more »