Friel, Bri|an
(1929- ) an Irish writer of short stories and plays that are mostly about Irish people and the political situation in Ireland

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  • Brian Friel — (born 9 January 1929) is a playwright and, more recently, director of his own works from Northern Ireland who now resides in County Donegal in the Republic of Ireland.BiographyFriel was born in Omagh County Tyrone, the son of Patrick Paddy Friel …   Wikipedia

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