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Manchan Magan

Jessica Woollard
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Sophia Hadjipateras

Manchan Magan is a writer, presenter and travel documentary maker with a life’s mission to steer people back to nature through the old stories preserved in Irish culture and heritage. He has published numerous travel books, written award-winning plays that have been performed internationally, and produced a theatrical installation, Gaeilge Tamgagotchi at the Kennedy Centre for the Performing Arts in Washington DC.

Manchán presented the first ever IMAX documentary on Ireland, directed by MacGillivray Freeman films and narrated by Liam Neeson. It launched in Spring 2022 and then will be rolled- out round the world through 2023 and 2024. He is also currently working on developing a television series about Ireland with the actor Patrick Duffy (Dallas, Man From Atlantis).

His bestselling book, Thirty Two Words for Field, on the lost words of the Irish landscape will be published in the UK in 2024.