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Brian Friel, who has died, above with a portrait by artist Mick O’Dea on the playwright’s 80th birthday in the National Gallery of Ireland.

Irish playwright Brian Friel dies aged 86 (Irish Times)

(Leon Farrell/RollingNews)



Filmmaker/broadcaster Laura Gaynor writes:

RIP Brian Friel. He was an amazing playright. I think I will frame this letter (above) he sent me on my 17th birthday…