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Ever started ‘feeling angry’ during a flight? Well, you’re in good company. Air rage has a long and illustrious history among the rich and famous

15th January, 2015
Dolores O’Riordan: precisely what happened during the flight is a matter of debate

Back in 1995, on a United Airlines flight from Buenos Aires to New York, an investment banker called Gerard Finneran started (he reportedly said later) “feeling angry” in the first-class cabin.

He expressed his anger by climbing onto the food trolley, dropping his trousers, defecating and smearing faeces on the walls of the plane.

I mention this to add some perspective to the story that so many Irish people devoured with glee last week,...

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