POET, WRITER, NOVELIST & PLAYWRIGHT
Having left school at the age of fourteen to pursue his father’s trade as a house painter, Brendan Behan later joined the IRA before being sent to prison. Following his release he commenced his career as a writer and his best known works are, ‘The Quare Fellow’, ‘Borstal Boy’, ‘Confessions of an Irish Rebel’, ‘The Hostage’ and ‘Richard Cork Leg’.
Buy the Book
Brendan Behan and other Great Irish People are featured in the book Great Irish People - A Dictionary of Irish Biography, which you can buy online here.
Brendan Behan Print
This beautiful print of Brendan Behan (1923 - 1964) comes in four sizes 12" x 16" or 16" x 20" or 20" x 24" and Poster size 24" x 36" with two different finishes, Gloss or Parchment and will be delivered to your home or business within 14 days. For a small additional charge you can have a short biography of Brendan Behan printed beside the portrait.