Friday 19 October 2018

A life near the centre of power

Hurler on the Ditch By Michael Mills Currach Press, ?13.99

Hurler on the Ditch By Michael Mills Currach Press, ?13.99

Brian Lynch The first paragraph in this too-brief memoir from Michael Mills indicates why he was born to be the fairest of all political correspondents. When, as a small boy with vehement Fianna Fail parents, he saw WT Cosgrave being burned in effigy at a rally in Mountmellick, he began to have a feeling of unease about the extent of the hatred being unleashed.

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