Winner of the 2011 Solon J. Buck Award for the best article published in Minnesota History during 2011, Tom O'Connell hosts TruthToTell on KFAI at 9am on Mondays. He is a retired Professor from Metropolitan State University. He's so loved by his students that they started a Tom O'Connell Fan Club! Tom recently returned from Ireland, spending time reading from his work and lecturing on the East Coast and in the South of Ireland. He was inspired by the warm Irish welcome he received and the beauty of Ireland's historic places. He'll talk about his recent trip, his writing and his Irish connections.