More memories: Peter Langan in Galway. I Predict a Riot and Dry November

LUNCH WITH LANGAN I’m not a big horse racing fan. But I was invariably sent to cover big horse racing meetings for the “diary’ in the Evening Herald. On one such occasion, I was sent to Galway Races. I don’t like race meetings because everyone seems to be too busy, in too much of a … Continue reading More memories: Peter Langan in Galway. I Predict a Riot and Dry November

The time my colleagues scuppered my plan for a Dry November

November.  There was a time I’d swear off the drink for the month. Indeed, I occasionally had a dry January too. And if I was feeling particularly holy (or smug) I’d stay off alcohol for the entire length of Lent. Yes, I’ve done it. And as Pee Flynn said about being very wealthy and owning … Continue reading The time my colleagues scuppered my plan for a Dry November