Off The Shelf 27 – 10 – 2018 Pat O’ Brian

Joe’s guest is Pat O’ Brian who will read for us him poem The Mazzy and the Da in memory of his parents. We hear from Pat about his Dad Paddy who at Seventeen joined the British Army to fight in World War One, and life for him when he came came home after the war. Pat tells us about his book he wrote The 44 Presidents a history of the Presidents of The United States. With his love for music we hear about the Two song he wrote for the National Song Contest One sung by Butch Moore and the other by Anna Mc Golderick.