Ha-ha! Yes. I remember, just before Joseph Donnelly the undertaker moved out of 58, Argyle Street; I wasn’t yet a teenager. He built a large, blazing fire on the empty land behind his shop, which I could see from our bedroom window.
I was telling someone how Donnelly brought a coffin out of his back door and placed it on the fire. She asked me ‘was it empty?’ My face must have been a picture as my jaw dropped while absorbing the plausibility of her question. Ha-ha!
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