Truly Frank: A Dublin Me­moir

RTÉ Guide - - Books - by Frank McDon­ald

(Pen­guin Ire­land) Jour­nal­ist, au­thor and con­ser­va­tion­ist, Frank McDon­ald has penned an il­lu­mi­nat­ing and hon­est me­moir about his city, Dublin, and him­self, a gay man who lived through less en­light­ened times. Among the rev­e­la­tions are some un­usual and prob­a­bly lit­tle known facts such as in his early jour­nal­ism days in New York, McDon­ald re­ported on Water­gate and fol­low­ing the pub­li­ca­tion of The De­struc­tion of Dublin, he re­ceived a let­ter from Spike Mil­li­gan out­raged that the Huguenot Ceme­tery on Mer­rion Row was about to be oblit­er­ated (it wasn’t).

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