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Seamus Heaney a 'father figure for poetry community'

Seamus Heaney was "the head of our poetry community", the poetry editor at his publisher Faber and Faber has said.

Matthew Hollis paid tribute to the Nobel prize-winner on Radio 4's World at One, praising his "hearthside, homespun kindness".

Dr Heaney died on Friday, aged 74.

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