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Seán O'Casey
O'Casey in 1924
O'Casey in 1924
Born John Casey
(1880-03-30)30 March 1880
Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
Died 18 September 1964(1964-09-18) (aged 84)
Torquay, Devon, England
Pen name Seán Ó Cathasaigh
Occupation Dramatist
Language English
Spouse
Eileen Carey Reynolds (m. 1927)
Children Breon O'Casey, Niall, Shivaun

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Seán O'Casey (Irish: Seán Ó Cathasaigh born John Casey; 30 March 1880 – 18 September 1964) was an Irish dramatist and memoirist. A committed socialist, he was the first Irish playwright of note to write about the Dublin working classes.

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