Experience the incredible story of Ireland’s most successful revolutionary leader Michael Collins through storytelling, imagery and song - in the capable hands of historical entertainer Paddy Cullivan. We explore the fascinating life, death and legacy of ‘the Big Fella’, from his enthralling early years in London to his Napoleonic mastery of tactical and financial detail. His intriguing relationships with men and women to his tragic and mysterious death at Beal na mBlath. And his unique vision of a country ‘to live in, to grow in, to love’. Wherever you stand on Ireland’s complex history, be prepared to have your preconceptions changed utterly about a man many claim ownership of, but few really know…

 

On Paddy Cullivan…

 

‘A disgracefully multi-talented writer, musician, satirist and performer’ - William Crawley - BBC Radio Ulster

 

‘An amusing, thought-provoking host’ - Frank McNally - Irish Times

 

‘Paddy Cullivan is a national treasure’ - David McWilliams - Economist 

 

‘I wish Paddy was my History Teacher!’ - Alan Shortt - Comedian