About the book…
1960s rural Ireland. A village in south Armagh where men were men, pigs were pigs and Justices of the Peace were hypnotised.
Keep an eye out for the Newry-Strabane bus passing through whose conductress is an eighty year old ex-nun who takes no prisoners; catch a glimpse of the smuggler, a Doris Day fanatic, who tries to outwit the local constable and watch the local priest's efforts in assisting the villagers rid the area of a new police sergeant.
Carnaby Street, the King's Road; Francis Chicester on the Atlantic; Fidel Castro; Cassius Clay. Forget 'em all, this is where it was at. John, Paul, George and Ringo. Who needs them? Tune into Father Joe; Dan Foherty; Pat and Kieran; the JP and the harmonica-playing Mrs Mulligan.Pigs, poteen and police. Matchmaking Weekends, homecoming Yanks, The Temperance Society.
Meet them all. Meet the folks down frontier way.