Osgur Breatnach

OSGUR BREATNACH

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WHO IS OSGUR BREATNACH?

Author, Novelist, Moviemaker, Poet, Lecturer, Human Rights activist, Journalist, Cartoonist, Film and TV contributor, Business, PR and Management Consultant.

An award winning writer when in his mid-teens, Osgur Breatnach was born into a Dublin family of writers, artists,musicians and human rights activists.Osgur has variously engaged since in journalism, editing and designing periodicals, public relations; lecturing in politics and journalism; contributing to award winning television documentaries, films, radio and Irish best sellers as well as local and national community politics. READ MORE……

WITCHES

Philip Casey, writer, poet and playwright, has passed. Philip knew a lot about pain, but he never raised it with me. I knew him only as friendly, witty, compassionate and diffusing a stillness that belied his gregariousness. READ MORE...

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The Second Death of Octavius Murphy- satire

THE SECOND DEATH OF OCTAVIUS MURPHY

The controversial true story behind Joyce 2 (as he is now known) and his exposure of an international multi-million publishing conspiracy perpetrated by a Dublin Writing Center. READ MORE...

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VERONICA GUERIN’S SECRETS

Not long before journalist Veronica Guerin was shot dead in Dublin in 1996 we met ...and she confided she was working on a particular investigation of police corruption ... she and I discussed sleaze and bribery in the Garda Síochána, Ireland’s police force. READ MORE...

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GOD SPEAKS TO BREATNACH BLOG

I contacted God for the Breatnach Blog to get a deeper and more in-depth interview on the referendum issues......Her position could be summarised as the following... READ MORE...

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SEASHORE VOICES

The voice from nowhere stipulates how I should take care of dog poo. I am early-walking the path behind the sea-breaker wall, close to Dublin's Salthill train station, accompanied only by my intimate shadow and the sound of the voice of my mother. READ MORE......

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Al Pacino the Judge and I- satire

AL PACINO, the JUDGE and I

Truth, in the great tradition of Irish storytelling. Famous international writers meet to critique an author's attempts to confront trauma by writing. READ MORE...

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THE HOODED MEN & THE HEAVY GANG

Recently overheard simultaneously in Gogan’s Lounge, The Scotch House and The Palace Bar public houses, Dublin. Unique Flann O'Brien and Myles na gCopaleen discussion. READ MORE...

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SHANE MAC THOMÁIS -an untimely sudden death

TALL, FIT, soft spoken with a kindly mischievous glint in his eyes Shane Mac Thomáis was hard to miss in a crowd. When I first met him around 2001 I was already acquainted with his late father, Éamon, and had avidly read and followed his father’s folksy historical media contributions, such as bestseller Me Jewel and Darlin Dublin. READ MORE......

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SAME BARRISTER, SAME GARDA CORRUPTION , SAME APPALLING VISTAS

Irish barrister, Martin Giblin SC, has been fighting and exposing Garda corruption cases since 1976, to date. No Surprise, he's back in court again. The same barrister is central to the recent exposure of the Gárda telephone recording/bugging. Nothing, it seems, has changed over the years. READ MORE......

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