Tuesday March 31, 2020

Myers brings a light touch to dark times

{ "b" : "Watching The Door," , "cite" : "by Kevin Myers, Lilliput, €20."}

11th November, 2006

{ "b" : "Watching The Door," , "cite" : "by Kevin Myers, Lilliput, €20."}

Watching The Door is a curiously frank portrayal of an immature Kevin Myers moving through the bleak cityscape of Belfast in the 1970s. Fresh out of college, he falls into a job in RTE as a junior reporter.

A Catholic with an English public school accent, he arrives in the North oversexed, if not overpaid. He is able to move between nationalist and loyalist circles,...

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