Veteran be-hatted journalist turned popular waiter turned potentially full time crime novelist Dermott Hayes in Bruxelles, off Grafton Street, Dublin last night with pals, including Phil Lynott’s mother Philomena at the launch of Dermott’s debut thriller Tito Is Dead Tito Is Dead,
Dermott wrote between shifts and has published the buke set in Dublin and Sarajevo, Bosnia on his own imprint Hannibalthehatbooks.
Fair play, in fairness.
From top: Kevin Alton Smith, Maureen Fitzpatrick, David Fitzpatrick, Betty Kelly and James Behan Sheamus Smith; Michael Chester and Eric Luke; Philomena and Dermott.
(Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland)