Before Ian Paisley was THE Ian Paisley…

From an time when (in South Wales) ecumenism was sometimes more casually done than in latter times… John O’Sullivan recalls going to Mass in Barry in the morning and having Ian Paisley round to tea in the afternoon… Thanks to reader Andrew for that one…

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