Terence MacSwiney


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By Lorcan Collins and Lorcan Collins Revolutionary Ireland. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

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.

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