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Where you can find the London addresses that were important to famous Irish people and of people who were important to Ireland.

A great playwright, whose name sounds like a character from Shrek

George Farquhar, born in Derry 1677, died London 1707, buried in St Martin in The Fields.

Author of The Beau Stratagem and The Recruiting Sergeant, he is credited with writing the first modern Irish play (Love in a Bottle).

To find out more gems like this, contact, Tony McDonnell on his website or join his Emerald City Tour on Sunday 4 September 2016, from St Pauls (west side) at 2pm.

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One thought on “A great playwright, whose name sounds like a character from Shrek

  1. James Kirwan on said:

    Good man Jack, you’re working late. Keep Cul. Feckin fáda doesn’t work on the U

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