Link: Republic of Doyle bids farewell

From Richard Ouzounian of the Toronto Star:

The last days of Republic of Doyle
More than a hundred people stood jammed together, waiting for, but also dreading the words they were about to hear. “Cut. And that’s a wrap. Thank you, ladies and gentlemen of the Republic of Doyle.” First there came a giant sigh, like a hundred balloons deflating all at once. Then came clapping, loud and rhythmic. And above it all were whistles and cheers with, indeed, an undercurrent of barely repressed sobbing. Continue reading.