Brendan Francis BEHAN: Irish. The playwright, BEHAN, first came to the Security...

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Reference: KV 2/3181

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(s)
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description
Access conditions: Retained Until 2010
Record opening date: 08 March 2010

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