Seamus Heaney, portraits taken shortly after winning the 1995 Nobel Prize, 1996.
Arson attack at Canon's Hall, Downpatrick. PIRA attack, 1970s.
Flynn family, travelling family posing with their new Volvo car, near Downpatrick, 1990s.
Rev. [J.C.] Pedlow, fiction writer. Downpatrick, 1970s
Seamus Heaney with his family and at a party at home in Dublin, 1979.
PIRA arson attack on Brown's Paint and Wallpaper Shop, Ballynahinch, Co. Down, 1970s.
Sam Hanna Bell, writer, and BBC producer and broadcaster, 1980s.
Travellers in Newry doing their washing at a stand up tap, mid-1980s.
Suzanne Breen, Northern Ireland political journalist with the 'Irish Times,' 1990s.
Seamus Heaney with guests at opening of Bellaghy Bawn, a museum dedicated to him at Bellaghy, Co. Derry, 1996.
Neil Shawcross, painter from Belfast, 1991.
Traveller children on the Glen Road, Belfast, early 1980s.
Marie Heaney, late 1980s.

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