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How Seamus Heaney epic poem resonates with Syrian war

Joanne Sweeney
'NO SUCH thing as innocent bystanding' – rarely have the words of Seamus Heaney in his lyrical poem Mycenae Lookout resonated so strongly as in the present environment of ideological conflict and international terrorism.

Tings are good with Pat Shortt

SHORTT by name, but certainly not short of ideas and a zest for life; comedian, actor and musician Pat Shortt's latest tour How's Tings? comes north of the border next week.

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