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Words by Water 2019 Osgur Breatnach in conversation with Sue Leonard

October 3, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Osgur Breatnach was an award-winning writer in his teens and, over the past 60 plus years, has worked as a human rights activist, business consultant, publicist, contributor and journalist.

Osgur was at the centre of the notorious Sallins Case Conspiracy, and the vicitim of a serious miscarriage of justice. For the past 43 years has worked to expose the truth of what really happened. In that he has received support from across the Irish social, political and cultural spectrum, and from both national and international human rights organisations.

A published author who writes both in English and Irish, he contines to publish pamphlets, novels, poetry and non-fiction. He is also involved in preparing podcasts, documentaries and film treatments on commission.

Amongst the media that have referenced his work are RTE, Channel 4, Magill, The Sunday Independent, The Times (UK), The Guardian (UK) and The Boston Globe.

Sue Leonard: is a journalist, Sue has written for The Irish Times, the Irish Independent, the Irish Examiner, The Evening Herald, Image Magazine, and numerous other publications. A former columnist with the Evening Herald, she currently writes the ‘Beginner’s Pluck’ book column for the Irish Examiner and the Debut Roundup Column for Books Ireland.

Date: Thurs 3th Oct 2019

Time: 8.30 pm – 9.30 pm

Venue: The Lord Kingsale

Cost: €12


October 3, 2019
8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Words by Water / Kinsale Literary Festival
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The Lord Kingsale
4 Main Street, Kinsale, Cork P17 AX67 Ireland + Google Map