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  • proper n. A male given name of Irish origin. English equivalent: James.


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  • This tendency to outgrow the balances and ironies of the earlier phases is very visible in Seamus Heaney's latest collection to date, District and Circle (2006).

    This Is Not a Spade: The Poetry of Seamus Heaney

  • I'd been hearing the name Seamus Doyle for years around Southie.

    Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

  • Gilsenan Nordin, Irene, Crediting Marvels in Seamus Heaney's Seeing

    Seamus Heaney - Bibliography

  • Seamus is down on the ground, hands over his head – Christ, and he wasn’t even wearing his helmet – and he doesn’t even fookin remember diving down there, but he’s sure as fook happy to be there and he’ll just stay right where he is for the time be, thank you very much, ma’am, and …

    What Is Style?

  • Several times he tried to fulfill his word to Seamus and find Megan, but the city was a madhouse and finding one girl was well nigh impossible.

    Home Is the Hunter

  • I'll take the Romneys at their word that Seamus loved his alfresco rides. Top Stories

  • Kaye plays a drunken Irishman called Seamus Murphy who runs a budget holiday car park service with his family.


  • The shortlists for the Irish Book Awards 2009 feature an extraordinarily eclectic mix of authors including major literary figures such as Seamus Heaney, Sebastian Barry, Maeve Binchy and Marian Keyes alongside famous names from the world of entertainment and sport including Rachel Allen, Kathryn Thomas, Ross O'Carroll Kelly and Ronan O'Gara.

    Irish Book Awards 2009 shortlists announced

  • Becket Fund president Kevin "Seamus" Hasson, arguing on behalf of school children supporting recitation of the Pledge, argued that "under God" has been used in American history to protect "God-given rights" that are not subject to government infringement.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • "Seamus, " I said, -if I had a staff of twenty, I would still need your help.

    Step on a Crack


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