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  • Irish playwright Brian Friel, famed for 'Lughnasa,' dies story has photos
    Updated: Oct-02-15 3:33 pm

    DUBLIN - Brian Friel distrusted the reliability of mere facts. Ireland's greatest playwright of his generation, who died Friday at the age of 86, spent much of his life trying to convey the deeper truths of our existence - of a world filled with compelling fictions constructed by people, families and whole nations.