The former publican helping addicts find a path to recovery

Interventionist Paul Egan learned about addiction the hard way. He talks to Niamh Horan about helping others to recover

Paul Egan. Photo: David Conachy

Niamh Horan

It's a Sunday afternoon, and Paul Egan has travelled more than 200 miles in the hope of saving a life. He is waiting in the home of a young addict who has been led there by his mother, unaware of what's about to happen.