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Rebel Lives: Volunteer Joe Murphy – Togher’s forgotten hunger striker

Joe Murphy’s death on hunger strike is largely overlooked in favour of his comrade, Terence MacSwiney who died on hunger strike in Brixton Prison only a few hours before-hand. Relatively little is known about Joe. Murphy was born in Lynn, … Continue reading

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Rebel Lives: Óglach Donnchadh de Barra – Volunteer Denis Barry

Today we bring you the second in our ‘Rebel Lives’ series, a tribute to Cork republican hunger striker, Vol. Denis Barry. This piece was originally published by our comrades at Rebel Cork’s Fighting Story, and can be viewed here. Although … Continue reading

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