Posts Tagged ‘irish artists’

Hitting the High Notes

Ireland’s own three tenors discuss love, God and Celine Dion with Sarah Buscher. ℘℘℘ Ask the Irish tenors why they’re such a hit and they’ll give you different answers, each oddly in keeping with their personalities. “Tenors are known to be the romantics,” offers Anthony Kearns, who, with his piercing blue eyes, is considered theRead more..

Seamus Heaney

Poetic Champion

A native of Northern Ireland, Seamus Heaney won the 1996 Nobel Prize in Literature. The following excerpts are taken from interviews conducted with him in 1986 and shortly after he won the Nobel in 1996. ℘℘℘ Poetry summons you. That’s been my own experience. The real difficulty about being a poet is not in theRead more..