Patrick O'Donnell 'The Irish in Paris.'

Patrick O'Donnell wears many hats at the Irish Fair. Currently, he is the founder/director of the St. Paul Irish Arts Week (since 2016), and coordinates the Cultural Area for the Fair. He also is very passionate about Ireland's literary history and enjoys giving talks on its authors. This year he is focusing on the extensive Irish connection to Paris. He also is the Director of Education at the Celtic Junction Arts Center and edits and writes for its online cultural magazine, The Celtic Junction Arts Review ( 

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