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Bellaghy - Seamus Heaney's Homeplace

Poet Seamus Heaney is Bellaghy's most famous son, Helen Mark discovers the place that he wrote about and meets the people who live there today.

Seamus Heaney grew up in Bellaghy in Northern Ireland and his poetry features many of the people who lived there and the views he saw there. Helen Mark visits Bellaghy to discover the real places which inspired so many well loved words and meets the people who live there to find out what Heaney's work means to them.

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25 minutes