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

2 September 2013 Last updated at 13:41 BST

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.