Irish poet, Nobel laureate, dies at 74

Posted: August 31, 2013 at 2:30 a.m.

Seamus Heaney, the 1995 Nobel laureate in Literature who was often described as the greatest Irish poet since Yeats, died Friday in Dublin. He was 74.

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