Monday 22 January 2018

Billy Keane: Allowing gay people in Ireland to marry is a basic human right ...

HE was an old man. How old I couldn't tell you. To the very young, the old are older than the Ice Age. We were afraid of him though. Wondered how fast he could run. Was that snail-slow, flat-feet walk without backswing a ruse to lure us young lads into his deadly embrace?

Joe wasn't his real name but that's what we'll call him.

We were scared of Joe but there was the thrill of being chased, which we saw as no more than another street game like 'hits' or football.

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