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Behan

Brendan. 1923--64, Irish writer, noted esp for his plays The Quare Fellow (1954) and The Hostage (1958) and for an account of his detention as a member of the Irish Republican Army, Borstal Boy (1958)
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Behan, of Newburgh Crescent, Warwick, was fined PS300 at Nuneaton Magistrates Court on Monday and ordered to pay the council's court costs of PS1,602.
Mr Behan handles a delicate subject with sensitivity and taste, permitting but a negligible excess towards the end; he has the rare gift of knowing when to restrain his narrative and when to let it go forward, so that his tensions are always controlled and his irony never heavy-handed; but above all, he has inherited the virtue of his race of writing as he talks and talking as he sings .
Behan, President and CEO of Behan Communications, Inc.
Behan, 29, scored twice in 15 league appearances but Rundle drew a blank in 12 appearances, four of which were starts.
Sir Albert boarded the Big Brum Buz for the first time at a special event to mark the launch of a new tourist guidebook written by Ms Behan to raise vital funding to help keep the bus on the road.
Ms Behan established Birmingham Tours, a not-for-profit organisation in 2001.
Irish playwright Behan will be remembered in the taverns of Dublin as "the wild one.
It's chaos at the minute," said Behan, after the family had flown from Newmarket back to her native Ireland last week to prepare for their big day.
Co-authored with attorney and historian Leo Behan, this latest salvo in the raging debate over the place of religion in modern society solves one of the greatest mysteries of our time: namely, where exactly did the two greatest achievements of Western civilization—science and democracy—come from?
By the time Behan was 10, doctors found a tumor the size of a golf ball in his leg.
Remarkably, Behan recovered and 15 months later he was back in the gym, only for a freak training accident to threaten his career once again.
Behan has battled back from several serious setbacks, among the worst when a non-cancerous tumour was discovered on his leg when he was 10 years old, with complications arising in the operation to remove it leaving him in a wheelchair.