Francis Hughes ignored IRA order not to go on hunger strike, book claims

Republican Paul McGlinchey and Philomena Gallagher. Picture by Mal McCann.
Connla Young
One of the best known 1981 hunger strikers ignored an order from the IRA not to take part in the fast, a new book has claimed. The claim has been made by former IRA prisoner Paul McGlinchey in a bo[...]

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