Rock ’n’ roll gent

Lucian Freud used to bring him on trips around the Louvre in Paris; John Lennon penned a song about his brother’s tragic death; Mick Jagger, Brendan Behan and Patrick Kavanagh were among those who used to hang out at his house in the Wicklow mountain

6th September, 2008

Lucian Freud used to bring him on trips around the Louvre in Paris; John Lennon penned a song about his brother’s tragic death; Mick Jagger, Brendan Behan and Patrick Kavanagh were among those who used to hang out at his house in the Wicklow mountains, which Bono has described as the country’s ‘‘artistic epicentre’’.

And yet, at first glance, the Honourable Garech Domnagh Browne, with his wispy...

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