Seamus Heaney’s life and work being celebrated in new cultural centre in Derry



Seamus Heaney's life and work is being celebrated in a new cultural centre in Derry.

The permanent exhibition called "HomePlace" is located in Bellaghy - his homeland which he often wrote about and returned to.

The centre features a replica of his Dublin attic study, a performance area and library space.

Actor Stephen Rea will perform a reading tomorrow as part of the opening festival and there are cultural events taking place until Monday.

Centre Manager Brian McCormick outlines what people can expect: