He was born at 48, St Brigid’s Road, Clondalkin, and spent the first 10 years of his life in Dublin.
Nobody ever referred to the great Rory Gallagher as Cork-born, even though he was brought there (from Donegal) at a very young age.
We can rightly claim that Christy Ring, Roy Keane and Sonia O’Sullivan were Cork-born. Even Danny La Rue remains proud of his Cork birthright.
But Graham Norton, as he pointed out to Dustin Hoffman on his TV show, is a Dub.
Old Nangor Road