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John B Keane

John B. Keane, one of Ireland's most prolific and respected literary figures was born in Listowel, County Kerry. He spent his literary career, running a pub which provided him with inspiration for his characters and ideas. He remains one of Ireland's best-loved and best-selling authors. His plays Sive, The Field and Big Maggie are widely regarded as classics of the modern Irish stage. Other plays include Sharon's Grave, The Year of the Hiker, Many Young Men of Twenty, The Man from Clare, Moll...See more