Biography - A Short Wiki
Northern Irish-born author and poet who won the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature. His best known works include Death of a Naturalist (1966), a modern translation of Beowulf (1999), and Field Work (1979).
He was one of nine children born to Patrick Heaney and Margaret Kathleen McCann. Later, he had two sons of his own with his wife, Marie Heaney.
How did Seamus Heaney die?
Seamus Heaney's death was caused by Complications From A Stroke.
|Cause of death||Complications From A Stroke|
|Age of death||74 years|
|Birthday||April 13, 1939|
|Death date||August 30, 2013|
|Place of death||Blackrock Clinic - Private Hospital Dublin, Dublin, Ireland|
|Place of burial||Cemetery of St Mary's Church, Bellaghy, Northern Ireland|
Loyalism, or Unionism, or Protestantism, or whatever you want to call it, in Northern Ireland – it operates not as a class system, but a caste system.Seamus Heaney
History says, ‘Don’t hope on this side of the grave.’Seamus Heaney
I think that water is immediately interesting. It’s just, as an element, it is full of life. It is associated with origin; it is bright – it reflects you.Seamus Heaney
I’m not personally obsessed with death. At a certain age, the light that you live in is inhabited by the shades – it ’tis.Seamus Heaney
Even if the hopes you started out with are dashed, hope has to be maintained.Seamus Heaney