Black Mayo

Black Mayo

Black Mayo

Rory McIlroy, on feeling more British than Irish:  “This thing goes back hundreds and hundreds of years and there’s wars and battles of all sorts,” he said with a sigh. “It’s a tricky situation to be in.”

Black Mayo rehearsal

Kolby Hume in rehearsal

Black Mayo

One of the (many) reasons I wrote Black Mayo is that pockets of violence still erupt in Northern Ireland, and issues surrounding the Good Friday Agreement are still relevant fifteen years later.

Yesterday, Boston College was forced to hand over tapes made with Dolours Price, and there’s some worry on both sides of the pond that the release of certain information in those tapes could threaten the peace agreement.Image