Ross O’Carroll-Kelly: ‘I know every mork on the floor, the walls and the ceiling of this bor’

Every – I don’t know – significant thing that ever happened in my life has some association with Kielys of Donnybrook

I celebrated engagements in here, mourned people I loved in here and drowned my sorrows after failing driving tests and Leaving Certs in here

I celebrated engagements in here, mourned people I loved in here and drowned my sorrows after failing driving tests and Leaving Certs in here

I can’t believe how different the place looks – but at the same time how, like, the same? I run my hand along the bor, remembering every single bump and scratch in the wood.

My phone rings and I answer it. It ends up being Sorcha.

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