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My humble forebear was newspaper editor for 30 years despite being severely disabled

Maureen Coleman travelled to Wexford recently to trace the roots both of her family and her interest in journalism, discovering in the process that a remarkable, devoutly Catholic forebear may have passed on a penchant for racy writing

Bridge over the River Slaney, Wexford town
Maureen Coleman
ON A steep road leading out of Wexford town stands a house called Old Court. It's a large detached property with well-tended gardens, home to a local businessman these days. But at the turn of las[...]

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