Patrick Taylor, M.D., was born and raised in Bangor County Down in Northern Ireland. Dr. Taylor is a distinguished medical researcher, offshore sailor, model-boat builder, and father of two grown children. He divides his time between Canada and Ireland.John Keating's numerous acting credits include Roundabout Theatre's production of Juno and the Paycock and La Mama ETC's production of Cat and the Moon, as well as various parts with the Irish Repertory Theater and the Irish Arts Center. He is a regular performer with the Independent Shakespeare Company and can also be seen in the HBO original mini-series John Adams, starring Paul Giamatti and Laura Linney. John's audiobook narrations have earned Earphone Awards and an Audie nomination. Most notably, he's read Eoin Colfer's Airman, Avi's The Traitors' Gate, and Jenny Nimmo's The Snow Spider. He also lent his voice to An Irish Country Doctor and An Irish Country Village, both by Patrick Taylor.
"Taylor . . . is a bang-up storyteller who captivates and entertains from the first word." --Publishers Weekly on An Irish Country Girl"Taylor masterfully charts the small victories and defeats of Irish village life." --Irish American magazine on An Irish Country Christmas"Full of stories and vivid characters, [An Irish Country Village] recalls a good night in a pub. Good, light entertainment." --Booklist"The cozy village of Ballybucklebo and its eccentric inhabitants make the holidays bright." --Library Journal on An Irish Country Christmas