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Farrell(fâr`əl), city (1990 pop. 6,841), Mercer co., W central Pa., on the Shenango River at the Ohio line and adjoining Sharon, Pa.; inc. 1901. It is a railroad center, and its steel- and ironworks industries have declined.
1. Colin (James). born 1976, Irish film actor; he appeared in the TV series Ballykissangel before starring in the films Tigerland (2000), Minority Report (2002), and Alexander (2004).
2. J(ames) G(ordon) 1935--79, British novelist: author of Troubles (1970), The Siege of Krishnapur (1973), and The Singapore Grip (1978)
3. James T(homas) 1904--79, US writer. His works include the trilogy Young (1932), The Young Manhood of Studs Lonigan (1934), and Judgment Day (1935)