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“Comrac an ceart”

The right fight

The Breen surname is the anglicized form of the Gaelic-Irish name "O'Braion", descendant of "Braon", a byname meaning "moisture", "drop". Originally there were two clans of Breen, the Mac Breens and the O'Breens.

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Areas of origin

  • Laois, Leinster, Ireland

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  • Tyrone, Ulster, Ireland

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