Media playback is unsupported on your device

'Bounteous, bouncy and con brio' Paul Muldoon on Seamus Heaney

2 September 2013 Last updated at 13:20 BST

The poet and former Oxford Professor of Poetry Paul Muldoon has paid tribute to Seamus Heaney at the Nobel-prize winner's funeral in Dublin.

Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny and Irish President Michael D Higgins and U2 stars Bono and The Edge, joined the mourners in the Church of the Sacred Heart, Donnybrook for the service.

Professor Muldoon praised Heaney's "big heart" and the way he "made each of us feel connected - not only to him but to one another."

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.