Heaney receives DCU’s highest award

“… Seamus Heaney, poet, dramatist and educator, received a standing ovation as he was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy by DCU president Brian MacCraith at a ceremony in St Patrick’s College, the highest award which the university can confer. Mr MacCraith paid tribute to the Nobel laureate who he said embodied the “regeneration of spirit” which Ireland most needed at this time …” (more)

[Pamela Duncan, Irish Times, 11 May]

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