Peter McNiff, writer, Greystones, County Wicklow Peter McNiff's zany views on writing and Greystones


My Kind of Town

Greystones was a quiet town when I first settled here. There were women who rode up main street on horseback. Dead now. The horses, too. Gone to the cannery.
People thought they were buying into more of the same, until the Nineties when the bankers got into stride with their Ponzi schemes.
Democracy went out with the latest political breeze. We don't have a Town Council to kick around any more. The press magnates have done away with reporters. Who gives a damn what decisions are taken in local government? MORE...