In Heaney country

It’s almost a year since the death of Seamus Heaney. Fionnuala McHugh, who was raised in Northern Ireland but is now resident in Hong Kong, explores for Telegraph Travel the poet’s homeland of County Derry, where his father had cut turf and the young Seamus famously chose another path:

Between my finger and my thumb
The squat pen rests.
I’ll dig with it.


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