Seamus Heaney Poems

Major prizes and honours

  • 1966 Eric Gregory Award
  • 1967 Cholmondeley Award
  • 1968 Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize
  • 1975 E. M. Forster Award
  • 1975 Duff Cooper Memorial Prize
  • 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature
  • 1996 Commandeur de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres
  • 1997 Elected Saoi of Aosdána
  • 2001 Golden Wreath of Poetry, the main international award given by Struga Poetry Evenings to a world-renowned living poet for life achievement in the field of poetry
  • 2005 Irish PEN Award
  • 2006 T. S. Eliot Prize for District and Circle
  • 2007 Poetry Now Award for District and Circle
  • 2009 David Cohen Prize
  • 2011 Poetry Now Award for Human Chain
  • 2011 Griffin Poetry Prize finalist for Human Chain
  • 2011 Bob Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2012 Griffin Poetry Prize, Lifetime Recognition Award[99]

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