Padraig Finlay was born in Dublin, Ireland and took a liking to things theatrical at a tender age. He is Past President of Tara Players Theatre of Ottawa, Canada and has tried his hand at acting, directing, producing, promoting, playing and playwrighting. His current major project is developing and performing a one man, one act, multi-media play called McGee! about the life and times of Thomas D'Arcy McGee, an Irish immigrant, journalist, poet, orator, visionary and Father of the Canadian Federation who was assassinated in Ottawa in 1868.

Festivals: 2006 (spring)

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