Patrick O'Donnell - Ireland: A 9,000 year timeline
Patrick O’Donnell. Irish-born Patrick O’Donnell wears many hats at the Irish Fair of Minnesota. Primarily, he coordinates its Cultural Area, but is also a board member and the founder and director of the annual ten-day Irish Arts Week (since 2016). Outside the Irish Fair, he is the editor (and contributing writer) for the quarterly online cultural magazine, The Celtic Junction Arts Review, the Director of Education for the Irish College of Minnesota at the Celtic Junction, a teacher who focuses on literary history, literature, and mythology, a fiction writer specializing in Young Adult fantasy and historical fiction, and, an actor/director with the Celtic Phoenix Theatre.