Flann O'Brien

















































Flann O’Brien 1911-1966

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Born Brian O’Nolan in Strabane, County Tyrone. He also used the pseudonym Myles na gCopaleen. He was a civil servant who eventually became principal officer for town planning in the Department of Local Government. In his spare time he wrote a satirical column for the Irish Times under the title of An Cruiskeen Lawn. After early retirement in 1953 he wrote full-time. His works include At Swim-Two-Birds, The Third Policeman, The Dalkey Archive, An Béal Bocht and The Hard Life. He is buried in Dublin.

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