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A CALL FROM THE MARTYR’S GRAVE.

ON THIS DATE (10TH JANUARY) 37 YEARS AGO – SERIOUSLY ILL FEMALE REPUBLICAN POW “RELEASED ON LICENCE”. In October 1980, protesting POW’s in the H-Blocks of Long Kesh began a hunger strike for political status ; on the 1st December, … Continue reading

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AS ACTIVE IN DEATH AS IN BATTLE.

ON THIS DATE (22ND NOVEMBER) 94 YEARS AGO : DEATH OF AN IRA HUNGER-STRIKER. Andrew Sullivan (aka Andy O’Sullivan, pictured, left), 5th Battalion, Cork 4th Brigade, was one of three IRA men to die on hunger-strike in 1923 – he … Continue reading

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