Video: ‘A son of Bellaghy comes home’

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HUNDREDS crowded into St Mary’s graveyard for the burial of renowned poet Seamus Heaney today.

The officiating priest said he was a son of Bellaghy who had come home to the place he loved.

Crowds of mourners gather at the graveside to remember and pay respect to the late Seamus Heaney.INMM3613-400SR

Crowds of mourners gather at the graveside to remember and pay respect to the late Seamus Heaney.INMM3613-400SR

He said in a way Seamus had never really left the people who had influenced him and his work over the years.