Singer sues historian over alleged depiction as alcoholic

Posted on 23rd July, by PicReach in News. No Comments


A traditional Irish singer is suing Professor Diarmaid Ferriter arguing that the cover of the academic’s book on the Pioneers, an Irish Teetotaller movement, depicts him as an alcoholic.

Tim Lyons, from Athenry, Co.Galway, claims a photograph of him with two pints of stout on the paperback cover of “A Nation of Extremes – The Pioneers in the Twentieth Century Ireland depicts him as an alcoholic.


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