Nevin reflected the Ireland of her time

Nevin reflected the Ireland of her time
Catherine Nevin arrives at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin for sentencing in June 2000. Courtpix

We need to remember Tom Nevin, not his wife

‘She occasionally closed her eyes and bit her lower lip. She was dressed in a lavender trouser suit and a white top with a gold crucifix. Her shoulder-length fair hair was pinned in a bun and she wore metal-rimmed spectacles. She held her lean tanned hands, with red-painted fingers, loosely on her lap. She read from The Works of Rudyard Kipling, which she also had with her the previous day.”

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