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Breakfast on Pluto Setting & Symbolism

Patrick McCabe (novelist)
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Tyreelin

This is a town on the south side of the border of North and South Ireland. This is Patrick's hometown and the setting for most of the story.

The Church of the Holy Savior

This is the church where Father Bernard works.

Mulvey's

This is an IRA-friendly bar in Tyreelin.

IRA

The IRA is the Irish Republican Army.

Republican News

This is a newspaper distributed by the IRA.

Trash

Trash is the favorite clothing store in Dublin of Patrick and Charlie.

Piccadilly Circus

This is a seedy district of London where Patrick becomes a prostitute.

Yes

Yes is a popular 70s rock band - Charlie's favorite.

Squire

Squire is Charlie's dog that is strangled to death with barbed wire.

Vic Damone

Vic Damone is one of Patrick's favorite singers.

Chanel No. 19

Chanel No. 9 is Patrick's favorite perfume.

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