Pictures from Patrick's
private collection.
Patrick's mother at the
time of her engagement.
Age 22.
Riding a donkey
at heDublin Zoo.
Age 10.
Taken in Dublin after winning
a major competition at the
Dublin music festival
FEIS CEOIL, prior to leaving
to study in Rome. Age 22.
A candid shot of the famous
international soprano
Toti Val Monte with whom
Patrick studied, taken
at her villa in Rome.
Playing the piano which belonged to
the great Irish Tenor John McCormack
in the house in Dublin where the
tenor's son Cyril was living at
the time of Patrick's concert.
On holiday with "Buster"
in Scotland in 1973.
Trying not to look nervous
before a concert in London.
A curtain call at a theatre in Valetta ,Malta,
reputed to be the oldest theatre in Europe.
Beautiful but inclined to be very dusty.
Fond memories of a concert tour, taken
with the leading tenor of the D'Orly Carte
Opera Company and his soprano in the
beautiful Lake District, Cumbria in England.
A last minute rehearsal at the
Theatre Royal hoping to tie up
all the loose ends.
Patrick with the famous British personality and broadcaster,
Richard Baker and his wife
Margaret. Taken at a stately home
near Patrick's home in Derbyshire.