Liam O'Flaherty


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Noun1.Liam O'Flaherty - Irish writer of short stories (1896-1984)
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Professor Herbert Grierson, professor between 1915 and 1935, and the prize's first judge, chose as his 1925 winner Irishman Liam O'Flaherty's The Informer, an experimental and incendiary novel about terrorism and revolutionary violence.
Geneva Window (detail), depicting scenes from Mr Gilhooley by Liam O'Flaherty and Deirdre by George Russell, 1929-30, Harry Clarke, stained glass.
Pictured are the South Liverpool youth team who play in the Youth Division of the West Cheshire League - (back row, from left): Terry Scott (manager), Luke Hemmings, Liam O'Flaherty, Jamie Cassidy Jnr, Luke Walsh, Callum Peden, Jack Riding, Jordan McDonough, Robert Lewis, Jamie Cassidy (assistant manager); (front row, from left): Charley Farrell, Chris Wilkinson, Curtis Elias, Liam Murphy, Luke Wilson, David Clellan
Allen does not neglect the era's major cultural events such as the publication of Ulysses and the writing of Finnegans Wake, the emergence of Samuel Beckett, Flann O'Brien, Sean O'Faolain, and Liam O'Flaherty, but the real value of Modernism, Ireland and Civil War is the manner in which such well-documented figures and cultural milestones are demonstrated to be connected to neglected Cultural ephemera that tells us just as much, if not more, of the Irish 1920s and 1930s.
The junior prize went to Liam O'Flaherty, who hooked a 14oz conger from the pier.
Based on the controversial novel published by Liam O'Flaherty in 1925, it tells the story of a disaffected member of the IRA who betrays one of his former comrades for a bounty of pounds 20.
The Irish contribution includes such masters as James Joyce, Frank O'Connor and Liam O'Flaherty, and stories by Canadian, Indian, New Zealand and Australian writers show the full range of invention and ability in a genre that continues to flourish.
Not long after purchasing their home in Mann County, California, landscape designer Michelle Derviss and partner Liam O'Flaherty began planning an artful walkway inspired by the sculptural building style of Spanish architect Antonio Gaudi.
It is certainly true that the opening story, by Liam O'Flaherty, "one of Ireland's most important twentieth-century writers," lacks any subtlety in plot or writing.
The problem, however, is that O'Connor, and many realist writers of his generation (Sean O'Faolain and Liam O'Flaherty, for example), tend to be ignored because of the intriguing complexities of Ireland's trinity of major writers.
Since her first scriptwriting experience (at the request of director Jules Dassin, she collaborated on the screenplay for Up Tight, the 1968 film adaptation of Liam O'Flaherty's novel The Informer), Dee has collected her short stories, poetry and humor in My One Good Nerve; authored adaptations of African folktales for children; and written as well as performed in Zora Is My Name, based on the works of Zora Neale Hurston.
Among his collections are Two Lovely Beasts (1948), The Stories of Liam O'Flaherty (1956), The Wounded Cormorant (1973), and The Pedlar's Revenge (1976).