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What the stories of two sons of Gardai tell us about ourselves
The Leitrim writer John McGahern received an early lesson in fiction in the Garda barracks where his father was a sergeant. The gardaí were supposed to write reports of their daily patrols in a ledger, he recalled in his 2005 memoir, but they often didn’t bother going out; most of their reports “were fictitious, and were referred to laughingly as patrols of the imagination”.
The Cavan writer Shane Connaughton also had...
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