Sean O'Faoleain
 

 

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Seán Ó Faoláin 1900-1991

 Born in Cork. He left Ireland in 1926 to study and teach in America and England but returned in 1932 to write full-time. His early short stories were considered his best. He also wrote biographies of Daniel O’Connell (King of the Beggars) and Hugh O’Neill (The Great O’Neill) and an autobiography Vive Moi. He edited The Bell from 1940-1946. Other work includes novels, criticism, travel books and prose. His Collected Stories appeared in three volumes in 1980-2. He donated his body for scientific research to Trinity College Dublin.

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