Bryan Gallagher's reminiscences of the Ireland of his youth, first heard on Radio 4's Home Truths, transport you to a world of boyhood pranks, playground politics and the confusion of growing up in a land that is every bit as magical and captivating as the stories he has to tell. Recalling a time when all the big boys went to school in bare feet and secretly watched the Saturday night bands and dances, this evocative writing will touch the hearts of all those who long for the innocence of childhood and the simplicity of an era long past. 
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