Rosita Boland as a schoolgirl

In my sixth and final year at boarding school, our common room was adjacent to a tiny room under the back stairs, a stairs that led to the nuns’ priva(...)

Patrick Freyne: ‘I was designated fourth toughest in fifth class in my local national school’

Fintan O'Toole The Head Brother was a fierce and imposing man. He patrolled the corridors, fixing miscreants in his baleful glare, keeping at bay the(...)