Maisie Byrne

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Rosita Boland with her haul of Christmas presents from charity shops. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

I have been a life-long supporter of, and donor to, charity shops. Over the years, they have provided me with marvellous clothes, jewellery, bags, fur(...)