Sunday Tribune journalist Ann Marie Hourihan took tea with some of Ireland's Gaelic Chiefs and peers. They discussed Anne Chambers latest book "At Arms Length: Aristocrats in the Republic of Ireland " and she heard what life with a title is like in today's Ireland. Ms. Hourihan's article "Peer Pressure" was published in the Sunday Tribune, October 10, 2004, extracts below.
Photographs: Sunday Tribune photographer Mark Condron.
O Brien (Conor)/ Lord Inchiquin is the 32nd great-grandson in descent from Brian Boru, High King of Ireland, slain at the Battle of Clontarf, 1014.
October 16, 2004.