Radio Review

Back to the days of pigs in the parlour

20th November, 2010
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The pig in the parlour is back.

So are the beggars, the untethered horses, the runny-nosed children and the priest sipping a pint of stout at the bar while a gnarled auld fella plays The Rakes of Mallow on a tin whistle in the corner.

Open season on ‘Direland’ (the Sun, naturally) began last week, with the British media digging out the tape of that notorious 1997 episode of EastEnders and dusting off the dismally...

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