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O'Casey, Sean (1880–1964), playwright and writer

Richard Allen Cave

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198601746
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:
O'Casey, Sean (1880–1964), playwright and writer

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O'Casey, Sean (1880–1964), playwright and writer, born on 30 March 1880 at 85 Upper Dorset Street, Dublin, was baptized John Casey on 28 July, the youngest of the five children surviving into adulthood of Michael Casey (c.1836–1886), a clerk for the ...

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