Crediting Poetry - A Celebration of Seamus Heaney

Literature / Performance



Organization: Bealtaine Festival

Event location: Online

City/Town: Online / Online

County: Dublin City

Event dates: 21 Oct 2020 - 21 Oct 2020

Event Venue: Online

Event time: 7 p.m.

Contact phone: 01 805 7713



1995 was the year that Seamus Heaney was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. His Nobel address ‘Crediting Poetry’ has been hailed as a masterpiece. To celebrate this anniversary, Bernard O’Donoghue will discuss Crediting Poetry in the context of Heaney’s work. The talk will be illustrated by readings from Heaney’s poems by actress Cathy Belton and poet Enda Wyley, who will join Bernard O’Donoghue in conversation after his talk. In association with Poetry Ireland