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O'Bri·en

 (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.
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O'Brien

(əˈbraɪən)
n
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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References in periodicals archive ?
O'Brien, Flann. The Poor Mouth: A Bad Story about the Hard Life.
O'Brien, Flann. "A Sheaf of Letters." A Flann O'Brien--Myles na Gopaleen Number.
O'Brien, Flann. "Slattery's Sago Saga, or From Under the Ground to the Top of the Trees." Stories and Plays.