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Frank O'Connor
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Born in Cork, Cork
Born on 17th of August 1903
Died on 10th of March 1966

Born 1903. Died 1966 - Irish writer.

Pseudonym of Michael O’Donovan. Wrote plays and literary criticism but best known for his short stories. Titles include Guests of the Nation (1931), Crab Apple Jelly (1944), Travellers’ Samples (1956) and My Oedipus Complex (1963). Also wrote his memoirs, translations of Irish verse, a novel and a biography of Michael Collins.

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