Photographs from the launch of Against the Odds in the Light House Cinema, Dublin, on 26 February 2013
All photographs by Joe St Ledger
Author Andy McGovern makes his speech, watched by Marie Reavey of IMNDA and MC Jonathan Healy of Today FM.
Broadcaster Jimmy Magee, RTÉ’s ‘Memory Man’ does the honours with author Andy McGovern. Professor Orla Hardiman can be seen in the background.
Some of the glamorous audience at the launch.
James McGovern and family members get their copies of Against the Odds. James was the young man who persuaded Andy to try his luck in London in the 1950s.
Londubh publisher Jo O’Donoghue congratulates the author on his achievement in writing Against the Odds.