We're celebrating the 80th birthday this week of poet and cult TV legend Pat Ingoldsby by revisiting the memorable interview he did with Brendan O'Connor earlier this year about his extraordinary life and times, and how he turned to poetry to make sense of the world - listen above.

Brendan also chatted to filmmaker Seamus Murphy on the making of his new documentary, The Peculiar Sensation of Being Pat Ingoldsby, which screens at the IFI's Documentary Film Festival this September - find out more here.

We need your consent to load this Instagram contentWe use Instagram to manage extra content that can set cookies on your device and collect data about your activity. Please review their details and accept them to load the content.Manage Preferences