Michael Andrews

Michael Andrews grew up in the conflict in Northern Ireland and considers himself to be a lucky survivor of the violence.

The incident written about in ‘Belfast’ (Griffith REVIEW Edition 17, 2007) is just one incident of many that he witnessed first hand. Only now that people are no longer dying does he feel comfortable to write about “the troubles”.



MemoirBELFAST. EARLY 1970s. I am a fourteen-year-old boy on a shopping expedition with my mother. Objective: the purchase of a new overcoat for school, and church, and general overall nice presentation. Few things in life are more exquisitely embarrassing...

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