Brendan Francis BEHAN: Irish. The playwright, BEHAN, first came to the Security...
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Brendan Francis BEHAN: Irish. The playwright, BEHAN, first came to the Security Service's notice when he attempted to enter the UK in 1939 with a forged travel permit and was returned to Eire in 1941 after a period of detention under the Explosive Substances Act. In 1942 he was sentenced in Dublin to 14 years' imprisonment for attempted murder
|Date:||1941 Nov 24 - 1958 Nov 27|
|Held by:||The National Archives, Kew|
|Former reference in its original department||PF 729326 VOL 1|
|Legal status:||Public Record|
|Access conditions:||Retained Until 2010|
|Record opening date:||08 March 2010|