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I was Ann Lovett's Boyfrined

I was Ann Lovett’s boyfriend

Ann Lovett died aged 15 in 1984 after giving birth at a grotto in Granard, Co Longford – a tragedy that continues to resonate. Today, Ann’s former boyfriend Ricky McDonnell speaks publicly for the first time5th May, 2018
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Richard “Ricky” McDonnell: “At the beginning I was silent out of fear, and then it was out of respect.”
Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times