Patrick is a former Government appointee to the board of The Irish Museum of Modern Art. He is a former board member of Storytellers Theatre Company and The Project Arts Centre. He is currently a board member of The Lisa Richards Actors agency, The Arts for Peace Foundation, The Gaiety School of Acting and Smock Alley Theatre and is appointed to the Governing Authority of The Dublin Institute of Technology. He frequently appeared as a guest presenter on MindFeed with Norah Casey on NewsTalk 106fm. Patrick is also Director of Communicate, a communications company working at senior level in Industry Politics and the Arts.
Adult Education Officer, Cork VEC
He was awarded the Judge’s Special Award for his contribution to the development & promotion of Irish Theatre at the 2013 Irish Times Theatre Awards He has worked extensively on stage around Ireland and the UK over the years appearing in the Abbey, the Peacock Theatre, the Theatre Upstairs at the Royal Court, the Helix, The Lyric (Belfast), the Hampstead Theatre (London) and the Studio Theatre (Washington DC).
Karl’s television work includes The Clinic (RTE), Doctors (BBC), Any Time Now (BBCNI), Attachments (BBC2) and On Home Ground (RTE). Film work includes Batman Begins, Veronica Guerin, Intermission, Mystics, Capital Letters and Che Guevara opposite John Hurt. Karl appears in the recurring role (Neil Sutherland) in Titanic: Blood And Steel a new TV Drama directed by Ciaran Donnelly for DAP and due for transmission in 2012. He most recently appeared as Goldfish in The House by Tom Murphy, directed by Annabelle Comyn at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin.