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Joe Gannon liked Charles G O' Brien's blog post Na San Patricios (The St. Patrick Battalion)
Mar 16
Charles G O' Brien commented on Charles G O' Brien's blog post Na San Patricios (The St. Patrick Battalion)
"The U.K. link to that is http://bit.ly/acaptainunafraiduk  The distribution company I signed with put it up on amazon, so I'm not certain can you stream if for free in Ireland. It can be bought there for a 3 or 4 euro I'd say…"
Mar 16
Charles G O' Brien commented on Charles G O' Brien's blog post Na San Patricios (The St. Patrick Battalion)
"Glad ye enjoyed it Mary and Liam. I directed another film "A Captain Unafraid" about a Irish-American sea-captain who was involved in the Cuban War of Independence. Its on amazon prime. Heres the U.S. link http://bit.ly/acaptainunafraid"
Mar 16
Liam McAlister commented on Charles G O' Brien's blog post Na San Patricios (The St. Patrick Battalion)
"Remember watching this; absolutely fascinating. Great documentary. More of these are needed."
Mar 16
Liam McAlister liked Charles G O' Brien's blog post Na San Patricios (The St. Patrick Battalion)
Mar 16
Gerry Regan liked Charles G O' Brien's blog post Na San Patricios (The St. Patrick Battalion)
Mar 16
Charles G O' Brien's blog post was featured

Na San Patricios (The St. Patrick Battalion)

This winter I was travelling through Mexico -- almost into Guatemala and as far up as the deserts bordering the U.S. The last time I had been down Mexico way was in 2010 when I presented the Irish language documentary "Saol John Riley"  for TG4. That film told the story of John Riley,…See More
Mar 16
Mary Bradford commented on Charles G O' Brien's blog post Na San Patricios (The St. Patrick Battalion)
"Wow, that's so interesting, thank you for sharing.  Mary"
Mar 16
Charles G O' Brien posted a blog post

Na San Patricios (The St. Patrick Battalion)

This winter I was travelling through Mexico -- almost into Guatemala and as far up as the deserts bordering the U.S. The last time I had been down Mexico way was in 2010 when I presented the Irish language documentary "Saol John Riley"  for TG4. That film told the story of John Riley,…See More
Mar 16
Charles G O' Brien's blog post was featured
Dec 20, 2019
Gerry Regan liked Charles G O' Brien's blog post Hy Brasil and A Captain Unafraid
Dec 20, 2019
Charles G O' Brien posted a blog post
Dec 19, 2019
Charles G O' Brien posted a video

Marine Mambí (Johnny Dynamite)

This is the first music video from Hy Brasil, Songs of the Irish in Latin America. Its a newly recorded version of "Marine, Mambí Johnny Dynamite" (the song ...
Dec 19, 2019
Charles G O' Brien's blog post was featured

Hy Brasil, Songs of the Irish in Latin America

I'm a musician by trade but have also worked a good bit in documentary film over the last few years. Hy Brasil, as well as being the title of my new album, is an island from Irish mythology. "That shadowy isle" appeared on maps until the 1860's until they realised that it wasn't there at all, as such, I use it to symbolise in a nebulous way the hopes and dreams of the…See More
Jul 2, 2019
Charles G O' Brien's blog post was featured

Hy Brasil, Songs of the Irish in Latin America

I'm a musician by trade but have also worked a good bit in documentary film over the last few years. Hy Brasil, as well as being the title of my new album, is an island from Irish mythology. "That shadowy isle" appeared on maps until the 1860's until they realised that it wasn't there at all, as such, I use it to symbolise in a nebulous way the hopes and dreams of the…See More
Jun 5, 2019
Charles G O' Brien posted a blog post

Hy Brasil, Songs of the Irish in Latin America

I'm a musician by trade but have also worked a good bit in documentary film over the last few years. Hy Brasil, as well as being the title of my new album, is an island from Irish mythology. "That shadowy isle" appeared on maps until the 1860's until they realised that it wasn't there at all, as such, I use it to symbolise in a nebulous way the hopes and dreams of the…See More
Jun 1, 2019

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Na San Patricios (The St. Patrick Battalion)

Posted on March 16, 2020 at 1:00pm 4 Comments

This winter I was travelling through Mexico -- almost into Guatemala and as far up as the deserts bordering the U.S. The last time I had been down Mexico way was in 2010 when I presented the Irish language documentary…

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Hy Brasil, Songs of the Irish in Latin America

Posted on June 1, 2019 at 9:30am 0 Comments

I'm a musician by trade but have also worked a good bit in documentary film over the last few years. Hy Brasil, as well as being the title of my new album, is an island from Irish mythology. "That shadowy isle" appeared on maps until the 1860's until they realised that it wasn't there at all, as…

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'A Captain Unafraid' Documentary Film

Posted on June 3, 2014 at 7:30pm 0 Comments

"A Captain Unafraid" will tell the story of 19th century filibuster and soldier of fortune, "Dynamite" Johnny O' Brien.  You can read more about the fascinating life of "Dynamite" Johnny …

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At 12:32pm on April 8, 2014,
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Fran Reddy
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Welcome to our community Charles :)

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