Tag Archives | Alban Maginness

Alban,Gary and David: three men, one mind

I’ve just come off the Vinnie Hurrel/Stephen Nolan show. I was on with Alban Maginness, talking about the decision of St Cecelia’s College in Derry to make Martina Anderson their Past Pupil of the Day. If the school had announced   “We’ve just built a small devil-worshipping shrine off the gymnasium, a quiet place where girls […]

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Maggie and Nigel and what comes with them

“She brings her father, her mother, her sister and her brother, Oh! I never see Maggie alone. She brings her uncles and cousins, she’s got ‘em by the dozens, I never see Maggie alone.” Remember that one? It was part of the soundtrack of my childhood. But it has bang-up-to-date relevance as well. Especially if […]

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