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Scenes from the Seamus Heaney memorial concert this evening at National Concert Hall, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin .

From top: Paul Simon; Simon with Niall Hannigan [Winner of the National Library of Ireland Poetry Aloud competition] and musician Donal Lunny; poet Michael Longley and all the acts performing this evening..

(Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland)

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Via Dublin Airport:

The ‘Out of the Marvellous’ Heaney tapestry being hung in T2 last night for today’s unveiling by Paul Simon.”

Up close?

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The tapestry was paid for by a group of the poet’s admirers, including Paul Simon and U2 lead singer, Bono. It was designed by Czech artist Peter Sís and features lines from Heaney’s poem Lightenings VIII.”

Couldn’t find an Irish artist to do that?

Harrumph.

Seamus Heaney: Paul Simon takes part in Dublin tribute (BBC)