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Seamus Heaney's son pays tribute to late poet at funeral

Michael Heaney, son of the poet Seamus Heaney, has paid tribute to his father at the funeral service for the late poet.

Calling him a wonderful family member, he said his father's last words came in a text message to his mother saying, in Latin, "don't be afraid".

Heaney, acclaimed by many as the best Irish poet since Yeats, died on Friday aged 74.

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