Sweeney Astray is Seamus Heaney's version of the medieval Irish work Buile Suibhne.
Its hero, Mad Sweeney, undergoes a series of purgatorial adventures after he is cursed by a saint and turned into a demented flying creature at the Battle of Moira.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 96 pages
- Publisher: Faber & Faber
- Publication Date: 06/08/2001
- Category: Poetry by individual poets
- ISBN: 9780571210091