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'I'd have combusted on the spot if life had been like this back in the 1970s'

Eugene O'Brien


A well-thumbed copy of 'Emmanuelle' going around the lads at school was about as good as it got back then, writes Eugene O'Brien

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Passion, Irish-style: Paul Mescal and Daisy Edgar-Jones as Connell and Marianne in ‘Normal People’

Passion, Irish-style: Paul Mescal and Daisy Edgar-Jones as Connell and Marianne in ‘Normal People’

Passion, Irish-style: Paul Mescal and Daisy Edgar-Jones as Connell and Marianne in ‘Normal People’

I just want to let you all know that in the following article there will be mention of a Celtic sex goddess, breasts, fixation on the male member and fornication.

So now if you should want to continue reading, please do, and then phone a national radio station to complain if you see fit.

It's a highly charged time we are living through. People are on edge. They can have too much time to think. They are seeing too much of the people closest to them or not enough. The millennials can't do Tinder. So sexual tension is rising.