LOUISE O'NEILL: 'Go in peace, Granny Murphy. It’s time for you to go home'

Granny Murphy was supposed to be my guest at the Cork Person of the Year awards only two weeks ago. She had her hair done especially, the good outfit picked out. 

“Mary Kennedy will be there,” I promised her. “It’ll be great.”

My grandmother was taken to hospital instead, a sepsis infection discovered within days.

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