1964 – Brendan Behan, writer/poet, dies at 41 in the Meath Hospital from complications caused by diabetes and alcohol.

“What the hell difference does it make, left or right? There were good men lost on both sides.” –Brendan Behan Brendan Francis Behan was an Irish poet, short story writer, novelist, and playwright who wrote in both English and Irish. He was also an Irish republican and a volunteer in the Irish Republican Army. Born […]

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