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RULING WITH AN IRON FIST: Archbishop John Charles McQuaid, left, had as much power as Éamon de Valera

RULING WITH AN IRON FIST: Archbishop John Charles McQuaid, left, had as much power as Éamon de Valera

RULING WITH AN IRON FIST: Archbishop John Charles McQuaid, left, had as much power as Éamon de Valera

There was a lively programme on RTÉ 1 last week about the late John Walsh, photographer of Dublin's Liberties from the 1940s to the 1990s.

One of his most memorable snaps showed John Charles McQuaid visiting the area, treated like a monarch among subjects.


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