Banim, John [pseud. Abel O'Hara]
- Katherine Mullin
Banim, John [pseud. Abel O'Hara] (1798–1842), novelist and playwright, was born in the city of Kilkenny, on 3 April 1798, the younger son of Michael Banim, a proprietor of a gun and tackle shop, and his wife, Joannah Carroll. His elder brother, ...