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Dominic Behan 1929-1989

 Born in Dublin. He was the brother of Brendan. From 1947 onwards he spent most of his life outside Ireland, working as a writer and a singer. His work spans ballads, fiction, plays, autobiography and biography. These include Teems of Time and Happy Returns, The Public World of Parable Jones, Posterity Bedamned, The Folksinger, My Brother Brendan and the ballads The Patriot Game and Liverpool Lou. He died in Glasgow and was cremated. Two weeks later, the Irish Times reported that his ashes were scattered on the waters of the Royal Canal behind Russell Street.

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