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The Alumni Hour with Pádraig Breathnach

The Alumni Hour with Pádraig Breathnach

Playing tracks by

Van Morrison, The Eagles, Bob Sieger, The Specials, The (English) Beat and more.

A fluent Irish speaker, Pádraic grew up in Carna, Connemara. As a student in NUI Galway, he was deeply involved with An Cumann Drámaíochta and Dramsoc, where he teamed up with Ollie Jennings in a series of groundbreaking cultural initiatives in and out of college. He worked with An Taibhdhearc and Druid Theatres and became the first manager of Galway Arts Centre, before co-founding Macnas with Ollie Jennings.
He has appeared in several major Irish films throughout the years, including Michael Collins and Breakfast on Pluto. He is also well known for playing the character of Jacksie Walsh on Killinaskully, as well as being a frequent contributor to TG4.

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