Nadine O’Regan: No wonder the kids are climbing the walls

It’s not difficult for me – or Niall Horan for that matter – to wait out this pandemic. But for children growing up right now, it’s absolutely terrible

28th March, 2021
Nadine O’Regan: No wonder the kids are climbing the walls
Niall Horan, the One Direction star, admitted recently in a podcast that the past year had been something of a relief for him

“Why is there a young boy climbing a wall across from our house?”

I looked up from my laptop to peer out the front window to where a boy was standing on a boulder in an effort to get his hands to a height where he could comfortably scale the top of the redbrick wall that acted as the divider between our neighbour’s front garden and the laneway.

It was the...

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