Da Mick tells the story of a firefighter who blames God for his wife’s tragic death and embarks on a self-destructive spiral of alcohol, drugs and women. Morally rudderless, Mick Mullan flirts with salvation when a beautiful Irish-Catholic fiddler starts tending bar in his nightclub. This dramatic and prodigeously generous tale tackles Mullan’s inner struggles while introducing readers to a host of gallant but flawed firefighters who risk their lives laboring in one of New York’s busiest firehouses.
About Billy O'Connor
For the past seven years, Billy's acerbic wit on stage has entertainedmaudiences throughout, California, Florida, New York and Arizona.. He has shared the stage with such great comedic talents as Orny Adams, Todd Berry, Jon Lovitz, Shawn Wayans, Julian McCullough, Finesse Mitchell, and Chris Cope.
O’Connor has headlined at Rick Bronson’s House of Comedy and many rooms in N.Y. and Phoenix and finished among the top three in the Tempe Improv’s funniest comedian contest three years in a row. He also finished second the following year in AZ’s Funniest Comedian at the House of Comedy.
As a reformed alcoholic, compulsive gambler and retired firefighter, his inspirational story reminds us all that with the proper attitude, life begins at 60. This award-winning author was born in County Cork, Ireland, and raised in the Bronx streets, he currently lives in Phoenix, AZ.
- Vietnam Vet
- Former NYC LT. - first responder at 9/11
- Published Author– Confessions of a Bronx Bookie, Da Mick
- Stand-Up Comic
- Former Bookie, teamster, club and restaurant owner
- University of Florida Journalism Graduate