Sunday 18 February 2018

This Man's Life: Public humiliation in Dublin suburbia as the ghost of Haughey lingers


Charles Haughey Photo: PA
Charles Haughey Photo: PA
Barry Egan

Barry Egan

WH Auden compared writing a poem to cleaning an old piece of slate until the letters appear. Today, with this column, all I have to do is scrub away at the guilt until there it is staring judgementally back at me.

The shame.

The ignominy.

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