Vivien Igoe

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James “Skin-the-Goat” Fitzharris was the cab-driver who brought the “Invincibles” to Dublin’s Phoenix Park one May evening in 1882.

Writing recently about the wartime experiences of Irishmen used as slave-labour by the Nazis, I mentioned a doctor in their camp, Walter Heidbreder, a(...)

Leonard Cohen  in Dublin in 2009.  Photograph: Dave Meehan

Listening to Leonard Cohen’s Famous Blue Raincoat yet again over the weekend, I was struck for the first time by the song’s similarity, at least in th(...)