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Dr Aidan MacCarthy, from Cork, of the RAF, who survived Dunkirk, the fall of Singapore, having his ship torpedoed and time in a POW camp, before being in Nagasaki on the day on the atomic bomb was dropped

In a room above MacCarthy’s bar in Castletownbere, Co Cork is a daily reminder that the world has survived worse travails than Covid-19. The ceremoni(...)

Aidan MacCarthy was born in 1913 and graduated with a medical degree at UCC before travelling to London in search of work in 1938.

It has already been the subject of a film documentary but then RAF doctor Aidan MacCarthy led such a life less ordinary that it’s hardly surprising th(...)

Some few years before his death in 1995, Dr Aidan MacCarthy, a proud son of the Beara peninsula, mused upon his extraordinary experiences in the se(...)