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Patrick Osborne

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Location: Dublin /Kerry
Availability: Speaks at events. Speaks to writer groups. Speaks to book clubs.

Member Bio:

Patrick was born in Lower Gardiner Street in the heart of Dublin City in 1971. He attended primary and secondary school at St. Paul's CBS (Brunner) on North Brunswick Street before qualifying as an Amenity Horticulturist from the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin in 1992. Patrick is married to Liz and they have three children, Robert, Rebecca and David and live in Killarney, Co. Kerry. Baxter's Boys is Patrick's debut novel and he has also written and performed several short plays including Sam Who? (The Irish Hangover), Bar Flies and A Fishy Tale. He is a founding member of the Four Esquires, a small writing group based in Killarney.

Books by Patrick Osborne

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Baxter's Boys

Baxter's Boys is a black comedy set in Dublin. Davey Byrne is a part-time courier & full-time petty thief who plays for the dysfunctional football team, Sporting Les Behans. His best friend and teammate, Fran Riley, is an unemployed single father battling to keep custody of his young daughter. Another teammate, Mick Young, the posh lad with the killer looks is doing his best to avoid homelessness while hiding a dark secret at the same time. Under the guidance of their Scouse manager, Pa Baxter, the team of misfits which also includes an armed robber, a hitman and a couple skagheads, goes on an unlikely cup run against overwhelming odds. With trouble never too far away can the team keep it together long enough to win the cup?

Baxter’s Boys is published by Orla Kelly Publishing, Cork and is currently available from Eason, Killarney, from Centra, Cabra West, online from Amazon.uk or to download on Kindle.

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