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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 was giving evidence to the Scottish Parliament's equalities and human rights committee.
Behan (inset) was involved at this stage four years ago but for O'Reilly, who has competed at two World Championships, this is all new.
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.
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.
KIERAN BEHAN might not be the name on everyone's lips when the Olympic flame finally reaches east London this summer, but the Irish gymnast's path to this year's Games is one of the most inspiring of them all.
KIERAN Behan has become only the second Irish gymnast in history to qualify for an Olympic Games, after twice being told he might never walk again.
But the deadlock was broken in the seventh minute when Kingsley Behan nutmegged one player and then brushed off another before driving in from wide to make it 1-0.