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My Seamus Heaney

Did you know Seamus Heaney? Did you meet him? Did his work inspire you in a particular way?

We're gathering personal stories and memories from Seamus Heaney's family, friends, neighbours, colleagues, students and fans to create a legacy archive.

You can contribute your story to the archive by completing the form below.

Simply tell us how you knew Seamus Heaney (e.g. I was a neighbour, I was a student, I met him at an event) or how he inspired you. If you met him, tell us when and where. All accounts of a particular encounter or experience are very welcome.

Terms and Conditions

I am happy for Seamus Heaney HomePlace staff to contact me about this submission and I give permission for my story to be used for curatorial, editorial and marketing purposes. I understand that this would only be in relation to Seamus Heaney HomePlace. 

Share your story using the form below.

Your story can be short or up to a maximum of 600 words.
This can be an image of you, or, if you knew him, of you with Seamus Heaney.