John Keating

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 The Irish Country series by Patrick Taylor.


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Patrick Taylor talks about his book, An Irish Country Doctor

Barry Laverty, M.D., can barely find the village of Ballybucklebo on a map when he first sets out to seek gainful employment there, but already he knows that there is nowhere he would rather live than in the emerald hills and dales of Northern Ireland. The proud owner of a spanking-new medical degree and little else in the way of worldly possessions, Barry jumps at the chance to secure a position as an assistant in a small rural practice.

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Patrick Taylor on the town that inspired the Irish Country books

Barry Laverty, M.B., is looking forward to his first Christmas in the cozy village of Ballybucklebo, at least until he learns that his sweetheart, Patricia, might not be coming home for the holidays. That unhappy prospect dampens his spirits somewhat, but Barry has little time to dwell on his romantic disappointments. Christmas may be drawing nigh, but there is little peace to be found on earth, especially for a young doctor plying his trade in the emerald hills and glens of rural Ireland.

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An Irish Country Wedding by Patrick Taylor--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Patrick Taylor's novel An Irish Country Wedding, read by John Keating. In this heartwarming tale from New York Times bestselling author Taylor, love is in the air in the colorful Ulster village of Ballybucklebo. Dr. Fingal Flahertie O'Reilly has finally proposed to the darling of his youth, Kitty O'Hallorhan. There's a wedding to be planned, but before O'Reilly can make it to the altar, he and Barry Laverty, M.B., must deal with crises big and small.

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Vengeance by Benjamin Black - Audio excerpt

Listen to an excerpt from the audio book edition of Vengeance, the new Quirke novel by Benjamin Black.

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Transgressions: Price of Desire--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this excerpt from the audiobook Transgressions: Price of Desire: Three Novellas from Transgressions, edited and compiled by Ed McBain with novellas by Ed McBain, Anne Perry and Donald E. Westlake. This audiobook is narrated by Richard Ferrone, John Keating and David Prete.

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A Dublin Student Doctor by Patrick Taylor--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Patrick Taylor's novel A Dublin Student Doctor. Patrick Taylor's devoted readers know Doctor Fingal Flahertie O'Reilly as a pugnacious general practitioner in the quaint Irish village of Ballybucklebo. Now Taylor turns back the clock to give us a portrait of the young Fingal—and show us the pivotal events that shaped the man he would become. In the 1930s, fresh from a stint in the Royal Navy Reserve, and against the wishes of his disapproving father, Fingal O'Reilly

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An Irish Country Christmas by Patrick Taylor--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Patrick Taylor's novel An Irish Country Christmas. Barry Laverty, M.B., is looking forward to his first Christmas in the cozy village of Ballybucklebo, at least until he learns that his sweetheart, Patricia, might not be coming home for the holidays. That unhappy prospect dampens his spirits somewhat, but Barry has little time to dwell on his romantic disappointments. Christmas may be drawing nigh, but there is little peace to be found on earth, especially for a young d

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An Irish Country Village by Patrick Taylor--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Patrick Taylor's novel An Irish Country Village. Welcome to the Village of Ballybucklebo. Come and say hello to Dr. O'Reilly's odd-as-two-left feet patients, his housekeeper, Mrs. "Kinky" Kinkaid, and O'Reilly's pets, Arthur Guinness, the beer-swilling black Lab and Lady MacBeth, the demonically possessed white cat. And of course, to young Dr. Barry Laverty. After Barry's first month as an assistant to crusty Dr. O'Reilly, he has been offered a permanent spot. But Laver

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An Irish Country Doctor by Patrick Taylor--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Patrick Taylor's novel An Irish Country Doctor. Barry Laverty, M.B., can barely find the Northern Ireland village of Ballybucklebo on a map when he first sets out to seek gainful employment there. But Barry jumps at the chance to secure a position as an assistant in a small rural practice. At least until he meets Dr. Fingal Flahertie O'Reilly. The older physician has his own way of doing things. At first, Barry can't decide if the pugnacious O'Reilly is the biggest c

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Author Patrick Taylor on his book An Irish Country Christmas

Hear an author interview with Patrick Taylor, discussing his Irish Country series and his novel An Irish Country Christmas. He talks about the imaginary town of Ballybucklebo and how his medical practice inspired the books. Read more about An Irish Country Christmas at http://us.macmillan.com/anirishcountrychristmas Learn more about Patrick Taylor at http://us.macmillan.com/author/patricktaylor Find all the books in the Irish Country series at http://us.macmillan.com/series/IrishCountryBooks

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Irish Country Books
Patrick Taylor; Read by John Keating
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A brand-new short story in Patrick Taylor's New York Times bestselling Irish Country series


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Edited by Ed McBain; Novellas by Ed McBain, Anne Perry and Donald E. Westlake: Read by Richard Ferrone, John Keating and David Prete
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Novellas from Transgressions by Ed McBain, Anne Perry and Donald E. Westlake “Merely Hate” by Ed McBain: When a string of Muslim cabdrivers are...


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