Heaney supports Irish publishing

<p>Nobel prize-winning poet Seamus Heaney is one of a number of leading figures from various sections of Irish life who will work to support Ireland&#39;s book publishing industry in the future, reports the Irish Independent.<br /><br />The new advisory committee has been organised by the Irish Book Publishers&#39; Association (Cle), which will hold the inaugural Dublin Book Festival in Dublin City Hall this weekend. The members of the group, to be called Patrons of Irish Publishing, have agreed to put their weight behind new initiatives to promote Irish books. <br /><br /></p>