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A Border Diary

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A remarkable picture of a unique territory at a rare moment in time - the Cavan / Monaghan / Fermanagh borderland during the filming of The Run of the Country (starring Albert Finney) before and after the IRA ceasefire of 31 August 1994.
Not just a conventional film diary, it is a record of the politics, characters and language of a paradise or wilderness, lost or about to be regained - a hilarious and always loving look at the people and places of the author's birthplace caught in the dreamy glare of a Hollywood shoot.


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Paperback Editions

December 1995 : UK Paperback

Title: A Border Diary
Author(s): Shane Connaughton
ISBN: 0-571-17661-5 / 978-0-571-17661-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA