An Irishman Abroad

Conor Horgan: Episode 288

March 23, 2019

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This week Conor Horgan joined Jarlath from his home overlooking the city of Paris to discuss his life as one of Ireland’s most respected photographers, his work as a director and new path in screenwriting.

Conor tells the incredible story of being a runaway teenager in London (5:00), how he became obsessed with photography (11:00) and the beauty of not having a plan in life (22:00).

Conor also discusses the life-changing experience of directing The Queen of Ireland while history was being made (43:00) to revealing a big secret in the world of advertising (35:00), a thoroughly fascinating discussion of the creative process (Patreon Extended Cut Only) and much more.

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