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Breandán was born and raised in the Erris Gaeltacht in Belderg, Co. Mayo. He went to school in St. Enda’s College, Galway and after that he earned his degree in mathematics from the National University of Ireland, Galway.
He worked for twenty years as a teacher and lecturer in England. He returned to Ireland in 1980 as the director of the Sligo Institute of Technology where he worked until 2001 when he retired. He lives in Riverstown, Co. Sligo.