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Events, held throughout the year, are another opportunity to experience the warmth of the people as well as the richness and vibrancy of our heritage and culture.Our local fairs and festivals are often found to be places where strangers leave as friends.
Friday 4th October - Saturday 5th October 2013
The DeSelby Institute have compiled a programme of talks, discussions and performances designed to explore the life and work of one of Strabane's most famous sons.
For further information please contact the Alley Arts & Conference Centre 028 7138 4444
Brian O'Nolan was born on the 5th of October 1911 in Strabane. Both a novelist and satirist he is best known for his works "At Swim-Two-Birds" and "The Third Policeman", witten under the pseudonym Flann O'Brien. He also wrote the novel "An Béal Bocht" as well as many satirical columns in the Irish Times under the name Myles na gCopaleen.