Tributes paid to Irish poet Seamus Heaney who has died at the age of 74

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Seamus-Heaney_ISeamus Heaney, acclaimed by many as the best Irish poet since Yeats, has died aged 74.
Heaney was born near Toomebridge, but as a child moved to Bellaghy in Co Derry.
He was a teacher and then had a distinguished career in poetry, winning the Nobel prize for literature in 1995.
Heaney had been awarded numerous prizes and received many honours for his work.
Only two days ago the Nobel Prize winner appeared at the opening of the International Society of Anglo-Saxonists Conference.


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