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O'Brien

[oh-brahy-uh n]
noun
  1. Edna,born 1930, Irish novelist, short-story writer, and playwright.
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O'Brien

noun
  1. Conor Cruise. 1917–2008, Irish diplomat and writer. As an Irish Labour MP he served in the coalition government of 1973–77, becoming a senator (1977–79). He edited the Observer (1978–81)
  2. Edna. born 1936, Irish novelist. Her books include The Country Girls (1960), Johnny I Hardly Knew You (1977), and In the Forest (2002)
  3. Flann, real name Brian O'Nolan. 1911–66, Irish novelist and journalist. His novels include At Swim-Two-Birds (1939) and the posthumously published The Third Policeman (1967). As Myles na Gopaleen he wrote a satirical column for the Irish Times
  4. Kerry. born 1945. Australian journalist and broadcaster
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