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1923 – Birth in Dublin of playwright Brendan Behan.

Much of Behan’s work was autobiographical, showcasing working class, Republican Dublin. His most famous work might be Borstal Boy, which took its title from the three years Behan spent in Borstal following his failed attempt to plant an IRA bomb in Liverpool. 288 more words

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A man is already halfway in love with any woman who listens to him.

–Brendan Behan.



One of the best books I have read on the theatre, and on the people who people it,
is John Osborne’s DAMN YOU ENGLAND. He doesn’t suffer fools gladly. 117 more words


There's no such thing as bad publicity

Or is there? Maybe these days there is.

But perhaps two Irish writers are the most famous proponents of the no bad publicity perspective.

Oscar Wilde: 1,472 more words