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Saturday March 19 2011
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Hungerstrike 30th Anniversary Exhibition & Function Sat 19th March

category national | history and heritage | event notice author Thursday February 24, 2011 02:33author by Markievicz

Hungerstrike 30th Anniversary Exhibition & Function Sat 19th March Armagh City
30th Anniversary of the 1981 Hungerstrike

Hungerstrike 30th Anniversary Exhibition & Function Sat 19th March Armagh City
30th Anniversary of the 1981 Hungerstrike

2011 will mark the 30th Anniversary of the Hunger strikes and consequential death of ten Irish republicans in the H Blocks in 1981.

As a fitting tribute to these men Republican Sinn Fein will host an exhibition and history of the Blanket protest and Hungerstrikes in the meeting room of Northern Bar Armagh on Saturday 19th March from 2 pm. Admission is free and open to everyone.

You will be able to view memorabilia such as Comms smuggled from the Gaol. Letters to family and friends, Newspaper cuttings from the time as well as numerous other artefacts,

Special guests at this event will recount their experiences and recollections of the conditions in the Gaols physically and mentally and the political atmosphere which dominated the time,

Guest will include :

A former blankerman, hunger striker and various members of the movement who were heavily involved in the support of the protests.

The days events will be concluded in the Northern Bar with a traditional Irish Ceili.
Taille 5.00
Raffle on the night.

All are welcome to this great event in Armagh City

Go raibh maith agat


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