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O'Brien

[ oh-brahy-uhn ]
/ oʊˈbraɪ ən /
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noun
Edna, born 1930, Irish novelist, short-story writer, and playwright.
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O'Brien
/ (əˈbraɪən) /

noun
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)
Edna. born 1936, Irish novelist. Her books include The Country Girls (1960), Johnny I Hardly Knew You (1977), and In the Forest (2002)
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
Kerry. born 1945. Australian journalist and broadcaster
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