Issue 1 - 2023 front

5 October 2006 Edition

Honour the Hunger Strikers - continue the struggle

5 October 2006

This week, 25 years ago, the Hunger Strike in the H-Blocks of Long Kesh ended following a duration of 217 days. Bobby Sands, Francis Hughes, Raymond McCreesh, Patsy O'Hara, Joe McDonnell, Kieran Doherty, Kevin Lynch, Martin Hurson, Thomas McElwee and Michael Devine had paid the ultimate sacrifice for the rights of their imprisoned comrades and for the rights of the Irish nation. Free article

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