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NOVELS 

    • SECRETS
    • FRONTLINE
    • THIEF

      SHORT STORY COLLECTIONS 

    • TELLTALE

BLOGS 

  • Al Pacino, the judge & I- my life on stage
  • Brendan Behan- a writer with heart
  • Garda whitleblowers- a 38 year-old warning
  • Shane Mac Thomáis- an untimely sudden death
  • Garda Corruption- the appalling vista
  • God speaks to Breatnach Blog
  • Seashore Voices
  • Prisoner officers back Breatnach Blog
  • Garda Whistleblowers- a 38 year-old warning
  • The Story of Mouseland
  • Same barrister, same Garda corruption, same appalling vista
  • Mick Hanley Battles Ragwort
  • Whistle blowers substantiate Breatnach Blog.
  • Killer swans drown Dublin man
  • Veronica Guerin’s Secrets

NON-FICTION

  • EYEWITNESS
  • OVER THE BARRICADES
  • JAIL GAY BYRNE
  • BLIND JUSTICE                                                                                                        by Peter Murtagh & Joe Joyce. Irish best-seller. Contributor- researcher.
  • ROUND UP THE USUAL SUSPECTS                                                                      by Derek Dunne & Gene Kerrigan. Irish bestseller. Contributor-researcher.

 POETRY COLLECTIONS 

Online:

  • HANGING OUT ON THE 11th FLOOR
  • THE PREGNANT MAN
  • THE MAN IN THE MIRROR

 FILM PROJECTS 

  • SECRETS                                                                                                                 In development. Ongoing.
  • FRONTLINE                                                                                                            In development. Ongoing
  • BLOODY SUNDAY                                                                                               with Ronan  Gallaghar- development. Concluded.

JOURNALISM

  • THE STARRY PLOUGH                                                                                                     Editor and Designer; cartoons, writer and photography , 1976-80.
  • EYEWITNESS                   
  • Other
  • Other
  • Other

TELEVISION

  • FAOI LÁMHA AN STÁIT (At the hands of the State)                                      Teilifís na Gaeltachta (TnG) 2001. Documentary Scun Scan. Winner XX. Contributer
  • FRONTLINE                                                                                                             Radio Teilifís Éireann (RTE ) 1980. Current affairs. Main interview
  • THOUGH THE HEAVENS MAY FALL                                                                     Radio Teilifís Éireann (RTE ). Current affairs. Winner Irish Jacobs Award. Contributor.                                                            
  • OPEN THOSE GATES                                                                                                 Channel 4, 1983. Documentary. Moving Hearts Band. Contributor.

                                                                                      PAMPHLETES

Orwell defined the political pamphlet as an inexpensive piece of polemical writing aimed at a large public. It is written, he says, because ‘there is something that one wants to say now , and because one believes there is no other way of getting a hearing.

A STATE CONSPIRACY

  • Author, Osgur Breatnach
  • Country, Ireland
  • Language, English
  • Genre- Political pamphlet
  • Starry Plough Publications
  • 1976
  • Varied Type
  • 16 pages
  • ISBN (awaited)

 FRAMED THROUGH THE SPECIAL CRIMINAL COURT

The ‘GREAT TRAIN ROBBERY’ TRIAL

  • Authors- Osgur Breatnach & Mary Reid
  • Country, Ireland
  • Languages, English, German, Dutch.
  • Genre- Political pamphlet
  • Starry Plough Publications
  • 1978
  • Varied Type
  • 52 pages
  • ISBN (awaited)