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 (ō-flă′hər-tē), Liam 1896-1984.
Irish writer known especially for his short stories, collected in Two Lovely Beasts (1948) and The Pedlar's Revenge (1976).
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(Biography) Liam (ˈlɪəm). 1897–1984, Irish novelist and short-story writer. His novels include The Informer (1925) and Famine (1937)
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Li•am (ˈli əm) 1896–1984, Irish novelist.
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Jurgis went, according to directions, and gave the name of "Michael O'Flaherty," and received an envelope, which he took around the corner and delivered to Halloran, who was waiting for him in a saloon.
O'Flaherty said yesterday: "I rang Richard Brankley to request a meeting, and I think he thought it meant I was going for the Romford job ...
Darren O'Flaherty, 41, is to face charges over the killing of John O'Neill, who was shot dead in a bar in the resort of Benalmadena in 2010.
Both teams were below strength because of LV Cup calls and the Ravens had first use of a strong wind and took full advantage with an early penalty by outside-half James Dixon, who then converted an opportunist try by winger Tom O'Flaherty.
A tight first half had ended 8-7 in Cardiff's favour with Swansea's penalty try cancelled out by Cardiff wing Tom O'Flaherty. The second period saw Swansea stamp their mark and tries from Jack Perkins and Matthew Jenkins guided them home.
Now Brixton-born try machine Tom O'Flaherty finds himself the talk of English rugby after a stunning solo score helped Exeter Chiefs book a Twickenham date with European champions Saracens in the Gallagher Premiership final.
Exeter, though, pulled away during the third quarter as lock Dave Dennis and wing Tom O'Flaherty added further scores.
EXETER set up a repeat of last year's Premiership final after villain-turned-hero Tom O'Flaherty put the Chiefs in clear water with a spectacular try.
EXETER set up a repeat of last year's Premiership final after villain-turnedhero Tom O'Flaherty put the Chiefs in clear water at Sandy Park with a 48th-minute spectacular.
Dennis crossed following relentless forward pressure then O'Flaherty produced a 50-metre solo spectacular.
A long ball up to Ian Traylor saw the striker force a decent stop from home goalkeeper Patrick O'Flaherty but he could only watch as Ryan Prosser forced home the rebound.