Sweeney Astray. A Version from the Irish. Derry: Field Day, 1983. First edition. Pages, 77. A very good copy in dust jacket. Signed by Heaney on title-page. Heaney's version of Buile Suibhne, one of the major achievements of medieval literature. The story centres on the fate of Sweeney, the king of Dal-Arie in Ulster, who was cursed by a saint, turned into a bird, and driven astray for many years until the curse was fulfilled by his death.