Brian O'Nolan
(1911-1966)

Died aged c. 55

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Commemorated on 3 plaques

John Campbell on Flickr
John Campbell on Flickr

Brian O'Nolan (Brian Ó Nualláin) (Flann O'Brien - Myles na gGopaleen) 1911 - 1966 Scribhneoir - an rugadh anseo Writer - born here

17 Bowling Green, Strabane, United Kingdom where they was born (1911)

Brian O'Nolan 1911 - 1966 writer. Born in Bowling Green Strabane into a Gaelic speaking family Brian graduated from University College Dublin after a brilliant career as a student, editing a magazine called 'Blather'. He rose to a senior position in the civil service but eventually resigned to become a full time writer. He made a lasting impression on the Dublin literary scene. Writing for the Irish Times as Myles Na cGopaleen, as Flann O'Brien he wrote many internationally acclaimed novels such as The Third Policeman.

Old Water Wall Memorial, Bowling Green, Strabane, United Kingdom where they was born (1911)

Myles na gCopaleen Flann O'Brien Brian O'Nuallain 1911-1966 Ní bhéid a leithéad arís ann

4 Avoca Terrace, Blackrock, Dublin, Ireland where they lived