Thursday 23 February 2017

Michael O'Doherty: Hold on, isn't it a parent's job to keep a 13-year-old Harry Potter star's feet on the ground?

Michael O'Doherty

Michael O'Doherty

Devon Murray (centre) pictured with his parents Fidelma and Michael at the Four Courts Pic: Collins Courts
Devon Murray (centre) pictured with his parents Fidelma and Michael at the Four Courts Pic: Collins Courts

There’s an apocryphal story about George Best being asked how he ended up broke despite earning a fortune.

“Half it I spent on wine, woman and gambling,” he allegedly replied. “The other half, I squandered.”

The story comes to mind because of the curious tale of Irish actor Devon Murray, who lost a High Court case last week against his former agent, Neil Brooks.

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