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Sean O'Faolain

AKA John Francis Whelan

Born: 22-Feb-1900
Birthplace: Cork, County Cork, Ireland
Died: 20-Apr-1991
Location of death: Dublin, Ireland
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: Ireland
Executive summary: Come Back to Erin

Wife: Eileen Gould (m. 1929)
Daughter: Julia

    High School: Presentation Brothers Secondary School, Cork
    University: BA Modern Literature, University College Cork
    University: MA, National University of Ireland, Dublin
    University: MA, Harvard University

    Irish Republican Army

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Rocky Road to Dublin (1968) · Himself

Author of books:
Midsummer Night Madness and Other Stories (1932, short stories)
A Nest of Simple Folk (1933, novel)
Bird Alone (1936, novel)
A Life of Daniel O'Connell (1938, biography)
An Irish Journey (1940)
Come Back to Erin (1940, novel)
The Great O'Neill (1942, biography, of Hugh O'Neill)
The Man Who Invented Sin (1948, short stories)
The Irish: A Character Study (1949)
Vive moi! (1964, memoir)
The Heat of the Sun, Stories and Tales (1966, short stories)
The Talking Trees (1971, short stories)
Foreign Affairs, and Other Stories (1976, short stories)
Selected Stories (1978, short stories)
And Again? (1979, novel)
Collected Stories of Sean O'Faolain I (1980, short stories)


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