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Pat Jordan Storyteller

Pat Jordan

Pat hails from Castledockrell and is a retired dairy farmer. His love of stories was nurtured early in life.  “My father and I used listen every week to Eamon Kelly on the radio. His programme was called The Ballad Maker and he told stories as ‘Ould Ned’. We loved it! ” Pat started telling stories himself about twenty-five years ago and his first outing was to the Story House in Boolavogue. When he knew two stories he chanced ringing a story telling competition on the Gay Byrne Show and won. “I have a repertoire of over a hundred and forty stories now,” he says, “and I tell stories at the Story House in Tacumshane on the first Friday of the month.