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Picking fruit from the family tree

27th August, 2011
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Picking fruit from the family tree

In the 1960s, a white-bearded, loquacious Cork barrister who looked older than his years presented a Sunday lunchtime show on Radio Eireann called Meet the Clans. We would call it lunchtime, but those were more traditional times and the listeners at home were eating their Sunday dinner, not lunch.

The colourful Eoin ‘Pope’ O’ Mahony, who twice tried to get a nomination for the presidency and who had defended...

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