A short film released by Tourism Ireland, in 2018, celebrates life, literature, and inspiration of Seamus Heaney HomePlace in Derry.

Proud fellow Northern Irishman Liam Neeson has lent his world-famous voice to a new short film which celebrates the life, literature, and inspiration of Ireland’s best-loved poet, the late great Seamus Heaney.

The short film was launched by Tourism Ireland to celebrate the work of Seamus Heaney and to promote the Seamus Heaney HomePlace visitor attraction in Bellaghy, County Derry, the poet’s hometown.

The Neeson-narrated film showcases Seamus Heaney HomePlace, Bellaghy and the beauty of the surrounding countryside and its inspiration for the Nobel Laureate’s work.

Journey to Séamus Heaney HomePlace – read by Liam Neeson

Proud fellow Northern Irishman Liam Neeson has lent his world-famous voice to a new short film which celebrates the life, literature and inspiration of Ireland’s best-loved poet, the late great Séamus Heaney. Full story here: http://bit.ly/2rKBCGJ Video: Tourism Ireland

Posted by IrishCentral.com on Tuesday, May 15, 2018

The invited audience included influential representatives of the British travel industry and media, as well as members of the Heaney family.

* Originally published in Aug 2018.

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