Known originally as the Ó Cathasaigh, or O’Casey, the Caseys of today can lay claim to a glorious pedigree that reaches back through time to the ancient warrior kings of Ireland.
From the bloody field of battle to the creative world of the arts, generations of the name have stamped an indelible mark.
Seán O’Casey, born John Casey in 1880 and arguably one of the most famous Irishmen to have born the name of ‘Casey’ in all its varied forms Sean O’Casey, born in Dublin in 1880, was the playwright whose acclaimed plays include The Shadow of a Gunman, Juno and the Paycock and The Plough and the Stars.
Born in 1929, Albert Casey was the colourful publisher of the Los Angeles Times who coined the Casey’s Law aphorism that ‘if something can go right, it should.’
The stirring and inspiring tale of bearers of the Casey name is chronicled here.
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Albert Casey , who was born in 1920 and who died in 2004, was the colourful publisher of the Los Angeles Times and former United States Postmaster General who once famously asserted that any business should consist of ‘a person to make the stuff, a person to sell the stuff, a bean counter to keep score, and a boss.’
He also coined the Casey’s Law aphorism that ‘if something can go right, it should.’