About Pat The Hat Speight

an SeanchaĆ­ – the Storyteller …. meet Pat the Hat Speight

Pat specialises in traditional Irish Tales, Folk Tales from the fireplaces of Ireland. Pat has stories to make you laugh to make you cry and to scare and cheer, stories about Animals and Birds, Kings and Warriors, Saints and Sinners, Witches and Magicians, Pickpockets and Ghosts, Fairies and Mermaids and Mythical, Mystical characters that inspire and captivate the imagination.

In 2002 Pat Speight was appointed 1st Storyteller In Residence to Cork County Council. One of the founding members of http://www.storytellersofireland.org/

Pat has travelled far and wide and has been a featured Storyteller at many a Festival, including …

  • USA National Storytelling Festival
  • Jonesborough Tennessee
  • Manchester Irish Festival
  • The North West International Festival
  • Cape Clear Festival
  • The Ulster Folk and Transport Festival
  • Scealta Shamhna in Dublim
  • Stories from the Hearth Wexford
  • The Irish Centre London
  • Seacat Storytelling Festival
  • Newcastle Irish Festival
  • Irish Festival Chicago, USA
  • Courtmacsherry Storytelling Carnival
Pat Speight Seanchai Bodhran