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Rosemary MacCabe: ‘I wince as bodies come in contact with hers, but she doesn’t react’


by Rosemary MacCabe
17th Aug 2022
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A Dermot Kennedy concert in Indiana throws Rosemary MacCabe into the throes of mothering comparison as a woman with a three-day-old baby arrives in a floral dress with freshly washed hair.

This week, for the first time since I moved to the US in 2020 – for the first time since Covid changed all of our socialising habits forever – I went to a gig. Dermot Kennedy was playing in the Clyde Theater in Fort Wayne and it seemed unpatriotic not to show up. The fact that a friend of mine is working on his tour and got us on the guestlist may or may not...

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