Brendan Francis Behan (9 February 1923 – 20 March 1964) was an Irish poet, short story writer, novelist, and playwright who wrote in both English and Irish. He was also an Irish republican and a volunteer in the Irish Republican Army. Born in Dublin into a republican family, he became a member of the IRA's youth organisation Fianna Éireann at the a ...
I was court-martialled in my absence, and sentenced to death in my absence, so I said they could shoot me in my absence.
One drink is too many for me and a thousand not enough.
I am a daylight atheist.
All publicity is good, except an obituary notice.