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O'Keeffe, Johnlocked

  • Olive Baldwin
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O'Keeffe, John (1747–1833), playwright, was born on 24 June 1747 in Abbey Street, Dublin. Little is known of his parents but the O'Keeffes of Fermoy and his mother's family, the O'Connors of Wexford, had lost their landed property through their devotion to the ...

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