Arts Interview: Big mouth strikes again

As he nears the age of 70, Eamon Dunphy is starting to enter wind-down mode - but there remains plenty of life in the old dog yet.

12th October, 2013

Eamon Dunphy is putting the boot in. Nothing strange about that, of course: he's spent a lifetime turning his critical guns on other people. Today, however, as he discusses the newly-published first half of his two-volume autobiography, Dunphy is asked to consider the qualities he most dislikes about himself.

''I have a big mouth sometimes,'' he admits, reclining in the study of his Ranelagh home that contains far more political books than sporting ones. ''I...

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