Navigation

And Finally...: A Journalist's Life in 250 Stories

Availability: In Stock
ISBN: 9781838359300
AuthorMurray, Paddy
Pub Date09/03/2021
BindingPaperback
Pages256
CountryIRL
Dewey
Publisher: The Liffey Press
Quick overview Irish journalist who met John Wayne, Madonna, Pele, Richard Harris, Elton John, George Harrison and others. Paddy enjoyed a colourful life with many adventures but is not battling a terminal disease. NB - We will have a limited supply of signed copies, these will be sold on a first come basis.
€16.95

By any account Paddy Murray has had a remarkable life. From meeting entertainment and sports celebrities like John Wayne, Pele, Madonna, Eric Clapton, Richard Harris, Elton John, George Harrison, Eric Cantona and Eddie Irvine, to reporting on Ireland's heroic loss in the World Cup at Italia '90, to writing about Irish political scandals, tragedies, heinous crimes and much more over 40 years in the Evening Herald, Irish Daily Star, Sunday World and The Sunday Tribune, Paddy has seen it all.

Along the way, Paddy managed to write gags for the Two Ronnies, performed comedy in front of a live audience, erected a plaque commemorating The Beatles' only Irish performance at the Adelphi Cinema in Dublin, battled with Lymphoma for over 20 years and became a father at 50+.

Looking back on a colourful life while now struggling with more health challenges - Stage 4 COPD - Paddy is adamant that the highs far outweigh the lows, that his marriage to Connie and the love of his daughter Charlotte make every painful treatment worthwhile.
So come along on an entertaining journey recalling one journalist's extraordinary life in 250 stories!

*
*
*
Product description

By any account Paddy Murray has had a remarkable life. From meeting entertainment and sports celebrities like John Wayne, Pele, Madonna, Eric Clapton, Richard Harris, Elton John, George Harrison, Eric Cantona and Eddie Irvine, to reporting on Ireland's heroic loss in the World Cup at Italia '90, to writing about Irish political scandals, tragedies, heinous crimes and much more over 40 years in the Evening Herald, Irish Daily Star, Sunday World and The Sunday Tribune, Paddy has seen it all.

Along the way, Paddy managed to write gags for the Two Ronnies, performed comedy in front of a live audience, erected a plaque commemorating The Beatles' only Irish performance at the Adelphi Cinema in Dublin, battled with Lymphoma for over 20 years and became a father at 50+.

Looking back on a colourful life while now struggling with more health challenges - Stage 4 COPD - Paddy is adamant that the highs far outweigh the lows, that his marriage to Connie and the love of his daughter Charlotte make every painful treatment worthwhile.
So come along on an entertaining journey recalling one journalist's extraordinary life in 250 stories!

Additional information
Customers who bought this item also bought

GIY's Know-it-Allmanac: The ultimate family guide to growing and cooking food through the year

Kelly, Michael
9780993042621
GIY’s Michael Kelly and Dig in Diner’s Muireann Ní Chíobháin join forces with award winning illustrator Fatti Burke to bring you a riotous, fully-illustrated kid’s almanac guide to growing and cooking food.
€25.00

Code Name Bananas

Walliams, David
9780008454296
€15.04

GALWAY GAME OF LIFE

Turner, Ollie
9781910827284
€20.00