Seamus Heaney, a Nobel Prize-winning Irish poet and playwright, dies at 74

It was in 1995 that Seamus Heaney, an Irish poet and playwright, won the Nobel Prize in Literature. But he died at the age of 74 in the hospital due to an illness.

Seamus Heaney, a Nobel Prize-winning Irish poet and playwright, dies at 74Seamus Heaney, a Nobel Prize-winning Irish poet and playwright, dies at 74

Seamus Heaney was a teacher or professor before he won the Nobel Prize. Some of his poetry main collections are as follows:

  • 1984: Station Island, Faber & Faber
  • 1987: The Haw Lantern, Faber & Faber
  • 1991: Seeing Things, Faber & Faber
  • 1996: The Spirit Level, Faber & Faber
  • 2001: Electric Light, Faber & Faber
  • 2006: District and Circle, Faber & Faber
  • 2010: Human Chain, Faber & Faber