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O'Faoláin, Seánlocked

  • Adrian Room


O'Faoláin, Seán (1900–1991), writer, was born John Francis Whelan on 27 February 1900 at 16 Half Moon Street, Cork, the youngest of the three sons of Denis Whelan (1861–1928), a constable in the Royal Irish Constabulary, and his wife, Bridget, née Murphy (...

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