Irish playwright Brian Friel, former seminarian, dies aged 86

One of Ireland’s greatest playwrights, Friel was educated at Maynooth The Irish playwright Brian Friel, a former seminarian, died this morning aged 86. Brian Friel’s most famous work was the play Dancing at Lughnasa, later made into a film starring Meryl Streep. Taoiseach Enda Kenny said the world had “lost one of the giants of… Continue reading Irish playwright Brian Friel, former seminarian, dies aged 86