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Michael King (1925-2006) – Politician, Postmaster & Farmer – Errislannan, Connemara, County Galway
'We used to go out on the long winters nights for five or six pints. We’d drink them slow, then drive home after. Now the pubs are all empty and people stay at home with a take out. If you’re not within walking distance of the pubs, you may forget it.'