'There is no denying the powerful ways in which McCann recounts the events of those early years of the troubles.' The Times 'So honest, so human and so readable.' Irish Times Eamonn McCann's account of what it is like to grow up a Catholic in a Northern Irish ghetto captures the bitter feelings generated by British rule. The author was at the centre of events in Derry which first brought Northern Ireland to world attention.
Eamonn McCann is an Irish journalist. He stood as a Labour candidate in the Stormont election in 1969 and as an Independent Socialist candidate in the Westminster election in 1970.