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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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Apparently, Behan makes it very clear in her revealing book that she wasn't fond of them when she started, and admits that she came close to losing her job with the family after she slapped Brandon one day.
Behan, 41, of Clifford Drive, Dorridge, had pleaded guilty at an earlier hearing to three charges of fraud.
Tyrrell, who trains near Kildare town, and Behan, from Dublin, were found guilty by a BHA disciplinary panel of not running Casela Park on his merits at Newcastle on August 4 last year and were warned off until October 5, 2013.
Behan, one goal in 13 appearances this term, also went close with a long range drive which dipped too late.
The home side continued to press and with ten minutes remaining substitute Adam Boyd crossed from the right and Behan was on hand to head in from close range.
Behan, best known for his play, The Quare Fellow, and his book, Borstal Boy, spent eight years in prison for IRA activities, including the attempted murders of two Dublin detectives.
For more information about the nursery ring Paul Behan on 024 7673 8148.
Professor Behan, a Glasgow University neur-ologist, caused uproar in 1996 after revealing on TV he was treating a girl of 15 for CJD before she had been told.
Niall - the stuffy parish priest in Ballykissangel - is currently doing a one manshow, Behan Himself, at Dublin's HQ venue.He had tried before to track down Behan's articles but sadly our newspaper library did not stock them.
Behan will make his first appearance under the Maloney banner in Margate on November 13.
Professor Peter Behan stunned his medical colleagues when he claimed a 15-year-old girl in his care had contracted the human form of mad cow disease from eating hamburgers.
Borstal Boy Autobiographical work by BRENDAN BEHAN, published in 1958.