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Seamus Heaney 1939 - 2013

The Book of Condolence for Seamus Heaney has been signed on behalf of the Library Association as a way of expressing our deepest sympathy on the untimely death of this great poet and friend of libraries.

On Thursday the 4th March, 2010, Library Ireland Week was launched by Seamus Heaney.  Addressing over 60 attendees at the Wood Quay Venue in Dublin, he spoke of the importance of libraries and the key role that librarians have in enabling access to knowledge and information.

Read Séamus Heaney's address