Life turns full circle. I’m thinking this as I sit across the radio studio from Fr Brian D’Arcy. I’m sitting in Stephen Nolan’s studio, in his seat actually in BBC, Belfast. And I’m here to interview Fr Brian about his latest memoir, It Has to be Said.

Connie Lynch was one of Ireland’s best-known showband managers back in the 1960-70s. He managed Brendan Bowyer and the Big 8, Dickie Rock and the late Brendan Grace among others.