15 August 2017
THOUSANDS UPON THOUSANDS of people from across Ireland, Scotland and England as well as the Basque Country attended the 2017 National Hunger Strike Commemoration on Sunday 13 August in Ballina, County Mayo, the home county of republican hunger strike martyrs Seán ‘Jack’ McNeela, Michael Gaughan and Frank Stagg. The main speaker was North Belfast MLA Gerry Kelly, himself a former hunger striker in England.
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