Seamus Heaney Station Island Poem 12. A native of northern ireland, heaney was raised in county derry, and later lived for many years in dublin. Other articles where station island is discussed:
It was released by rté to mark his 70th birthday, which occurred on 13. The title poem of this collection, seamus heaney's first after field work (1979), is set on an island that has been a site of pilgrimage in ireland for over a. The poet seamus heaney did the pilgrimage on several occasions and his 1984 collection station island features a long poem dedicated to the place.