Dating walking wounded
Unable to move from his bed due to a life-threatening blood clot, a pale Duley, then 40, talked to me in detail about the fateful February day he stepped on a Taliban bomb and lost both legs and his left arm.
As a freelance photographer who documents humanitarian disasters he had braved more war zones than the average soldier.
Galway hurling boss Micheál Donoghue is sweating on the fitness of Cathal Mannion and Joseph Cooney for their Leinster final date with Wexford on July 2 while Jonathan Glynn will definitely play no part as he recovers from minor knee surgery.
Donoghue is awaiting scan results on the ankle injury which Mannion sustained against Offaly last Sunday and, with the All-Star attacker leaving O'Moore Park in a protective boot, he is in a race against time to prove his fitness.
They're one of the nation's most beloved celebrity couples, having been the toast of daytime TV for much of the '90s and '00s.
But despite the trappings of their success, both Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan cut downcast figures as they went for a countryside stroll on Friday.
As well When I met Giles Duley at a London hospital in October 2011 where he was recovering from the latest in a series of operations.
His father Ed (the familiar character actor Michael Harney of “Orange Is the New Black”) is a Vietnam veteran who focuses on small projects around the house as a way of tuning out the emotional explosions around him and the demons within.Cooney sat out the Faithful clash with a hamstring injury but has a fighting chance of facing the Model County.Glynn, who continues to live and work in New York, is recovering after his knee operation and Donoghue reported: "Jonathan is working really hard so hopefully he'll be able to do something the week after the Leinster final.Most of us know at least one family like the Kendalls.Sometimes it’s OUR family that’s like the Kendalls.