Piaras Beaslai

















































Piaras Béaslaí 1881-1965

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Born In Liverpool. He moved to Ireland in 1904. He commanded the Battalion at North King Street during the Easter Rising. He was pro-Treaty. From 1924 on, he devoted himself to writing and promoting the Irish language.    He introduced the Fáinne. He wrote plays, poems and a biography of Michael Collins. His works include Fear na Milliún Punt, An Danar and the novel Astronár. He won a gold medal for a play at the Tailteann Games. He is buried in Dublin.

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