Borstal boy at the gaiety

The Fenian blood would be stirred in the dead body of a watery pike watching Brendan Behans play the borstal boy. A story of a boy sent to do a mans job in a world where civilisation is still in the last dieing grips of an empire that had lost its purpose and its power to the passion for freedom of indigenous peoples. The cruelty and discrimination a weak force against the heart of a poet ,a patriot and a boy who was at 16 already more of a man than his captors . Half time in the Gaiety theatre in Dublin where the Liffey flows down to the Irish Sea

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