Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Last Words: Brendan Behan


“Bless you sister, may all your sons be bishops.”

Last words of Brendan Behan (1923-1964)
Irish poet, short story writer, novelist, and playwright who wrote in both Irish and English. He was also an Irish Republican and a volunteer in the Irish Republican Army

His last words were spoken to a nun who was taking his pulse.

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