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Laurel Villa Tours Of Seamus Heaney Country, Magherafelt

‘There are few things as refreshing as finding there is another dimension behind the poetry of one so recognised and analysed, and that is what happens on every step of the journey through Heaney’s childhood terrain’
Travel Extra Review October 2014

Linen Hall Library, Belfast

Founded in 1788, Linen Hall Library is a truly unique institution. As the oldest library in Belfast and the last subscribing library in Ireland, it has an impressive Irish and Local Studies Collection and houses a significant genealogy section.

Belfast Literary Walking Tours, Belfast

The Belfast Literary Tour takes you through the city to where our finest writers lived, walked and worked. Featured writers include John Hewitt, Seamus Heaney, Glen Patterson, Michael MacLaverty, Sinead Morrissey, Frank Ormsby and Kate O'Brien.

Poets and People of Creggan, Newry

Explore the ancient churchyard at Creggan, where some of Ireland's greatest Gaelic poets are buried. Walk the Walled Garden, the Poet's Glen and follow the Poet's Trail around the Ring of Gullion, an area of outstanding natural beauty.

The John Hewitt Society Tour of the Glens, Belfast

Don’t miss this unique chance to experience the beauty, wonder, and stories of the Antrim Glens through the eyes of their premier poet, John Hewitt.

Seamus Heaney Tours and Bellaghy Bawn, Magherafelt

Find out more about the people and places that inspired our most famous poet and Nobel Laureate, the late Seamus Heaney on the ultimate Seamus Heaney Tour.

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