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Tag: Brendan Behan

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STREETS OF DUBLIN

RUSSELL STREET WHERE BRENDAN BEHAN GREW UP

According to Brendan Behan when describing Russell Street, where he grew up, young girls ashamed of their homes would walk miles out of their way so as not to let others know where they lived.

Behan was born in the inner city of Dublin at Holles Street Hospital [where I was born] on 9 February ...

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MEMORIAL

MEMORIAL ON DORSET STREET - PEADAR KEARNEY

Peadar Kearney (12 December 1883 – 24 November 1942) was an Irish republican and composer of numerous rebel songs. In 1907 he wrote the lyrics to A Soldier's Song (Amhrán na bhFiann), now the Irish national anthem. He was the uncle of Irish writers Brendan Behan, Brian Behan, and Dominic Behan.

Kearney ...



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