Living with Ghosts: The Inside Story from a ‘Troubles’ Mind


Living with Ghosts: The Inside Story from a ‘Troubles’ Mind | 9781785374036 | Brian Rowan

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Format:Paperback / softback

Published:13/09/2022 by Merrion Press


In Living With Ghosts renowned veteran journalist Brian Rowan retraces his steps through Northern Ireland?s conflict years, as he bravely delves into the darkness of those times. His story takes us beyond the often strict boundaries of the news into the very real dilemmas and fears behind its scenes. In his journalistic career Rowan walked the thinnest of lines, where morals and principles were blurred, and as a result his mind became tortured. This book is an explanation, not a confession. He goes deep into his contacts with the IRA, the loyalist organisations, MI5, Special Branch, the army and the many other players in the conflict period. And he joins the dots on a path out of ?war? in a place that has not yet found peace of mind. Rowan thinks and writes inside a moral maze, and in this book he invites us into his nightmares of remembering and to times he will never forget. Living with Ghosts is a moving and deeply personal account of one man?s doubts and decisions, and the challenges of reporting a war on his doorstep.

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