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Drama: New play explores human dilemma of the Hunger Strike

The human aftermath of when a young IRA hunger striker is close to death is explored at a new play at the Lyric Theatre next week. Playwriter Gerard Humphreys tells Joanne Sweeney how the event has haunted him over the years

Juliette Crosbie plays the title role in the Hunger Strike play Norah
Joanne Sweeney
THE Hunger Strike and the deaths of 10 young IRA men in 1981 is one of those combustible periods in our recent historical past where many still recall the pervading tension all too clearly. While p[...]

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