O'Brien


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 (ō-brī′ən), Edna Born 1932?
Irish writer whose works, including The Lonely Girl (1962) and Johnny I Hardly Knew You (1977), explore the lives of women in modern-day Ireland.

O'Brien

(əˈbraɪən)
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1. (Biography) Conor Cruise. 1917–2008, Irish diplomat and writer. As an Irish Labour MP he served in the coalition government of 1973–77, becoming a senator (1977–79). He edited the Observer (1978–81)
2. (Biography) Edna. born 1936, Irish novelist. Her books include The Country Girls (1960), Johnny I Hardly Knew You (1977), and In the Forest (2002)
3. (Biography) Flann, real name Brian O'Nolan. 1911–66, Irish novelist and journalist. His novels include At Swim-Two-Birds (1939) and the posthumously published The Third Policeman (1967). As Myles na Gopaleen he wrote a satirical column for the Irish Times
4. (Biography) Kerry. born 1945. Australian journalist and broadcaster
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This man," he began, nodding feebly at the corpse "-- O'Brien were his name, a rank Irelander--this man and me got the canvas on her, meaning for to sail her back.
Pierre; or, the Ambiguities' (1852) was published, and there ensued a long series of hostile criticisms, ending with a severe, though impartial, article by Fitz-James O'Brien in Putnam's Monthly.
The talk had led on from the Graft Prosecution and the latest signs that the town was to be run wide open, down through all the grotesque sordidness and rottenness of manhate and man-meanness, until the name of O'Brien was mentioned--O'Brien, the promising young pugilist who had been killed in the prize-ring the night before.
This was Commandant O'Brien, of the French Foreign Legion.
He was stung every sixty seconds with the thought that the scamp O'Brien might be signalling to Margaret somehow; he did not attempt to imagine how.
A tall figure in blue was striding across the lawn towards the study door; a glint of moonlit silver on his facings picked him out as Commandant O'Brien.
Ivan," said the detective, "go and fetch Commandant O'Brien and Mr.
The confidential Ivan opened the door and ushered in Commandant Neil O'Brien, whom he had found at last pacing the garden again.
The face of Jim O'Brien, a Mastodon King and old-time comrade, caught his eyes.
Sure," answered O'Brien, thumping down a plethoric sack by the side of Matthewson's.
O'Brien contended it was Thornton's privilege to knock the runners loose, leaving Buck to "break it out" from a dead standstill.
But no; O'Brien won't stand for a strike, and he has the Building Trades Council under his thumb.