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Magic Convention Guide 04.09.09 – Pat Fallon Recieves Merlin Award and Heads to IBM Southport Fringe

September 4th, 2009 by Magic Convention Guide

Congratulations to Pat Fallon who earlier this morning (4th September) was awarded the prestigious Merlin Award for Family Magic Show of the Year from Tony Hassini, president of The International Magicians Society.

Pat was surprised with the award during his breakfast show TV appearance to publicise his upcoming Rabbits, Hats & Big Boxes show. Pat joins an illustrious list of previous recipients which include among others the likes of David Copperfield, Doug Henning, Chris Angel, Penn & Tellar and Siegfried & Roy.

Ireland’s most successful all round magician Pat Fallon (MIMC Gold Star) talks about his career, being the pioneer of close-up magic in Ireland and touches on the effects his marriage break-up with his then assistant had on him. He talks about how he has coped & come through the other side and tells us all about his upcoming appearances all over the globe and of course his much anticipated evening show – Rabbits, Hats & Big Boxes – appearing at The Mill Theatre in September ’09.

With the return of the Fringe at the British Ring IBM convention in Southport 23rd – 27th of September. Pat Fallon will be one of the featured artists on night two of the fringe.

After receiving his award IrishMagicNews.com caught up with Pat and IMS president Tony Hassini for a few words.

We appreciate the help and permission from IrishMagicNews.com for letting us use these two interviews, and recommend following them for all the latest Irish Magic News.

You can listen to the interview they did with Pat previously, and after his award by clicking below

With kind permission of www.IrishMagicNews.com

We will be providing more information during the run up to the convention, A guide will be going up soon detailing where the HQ hotel and convention center is, along with hotel booking and local information. We will also be working closely with The British Ring to help make Southport 2009 a success.