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Denis Donovan

Denis Donovan was born in Ireland. He served in the Second World War in the RAF. He was a councillor and Mayor of Fairfield during his political career.

I can recall one Brother Paddy Kelleher with his long robe and he would he would give you tasks for homework. Some algebraic things, some arithmetic, three or four of each. And then if you didn't do them, you got two cuts of the leather which was their punishment speciality for each of the ones you didn't do. And what used to get up my nostrils no end if you made a real attempt at it and got some of it wrong, you got one cut.

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