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Revolutionary Ireland

Oct 24, 2020

Join Lorcan Collins as he examines the hunger strike of Terence MacSwiney who died in Brixton Prison, London, after a 74 day protest on the 25th October 1920. MacSwiney was the Sinn Féin Mayor of Cork City and the Commandant of the Cork IRA Number One Brigade when he was arrested by the British Army in Cork City Hall. This podcast also examines the cases of Mick Fitzgerald and Joseph Murphy who also died  on Hunger Strike in Cork Jail in October 1920.