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L�argas: 1981 Hunger Strike - inflicted a historic defeat on the Thatcher government


L�argas: 1981 Hunger Strike - inflicted a historic defeat on the Thatcher government: Along the route the County Louth organisers of the event had arranged for some street theatre to remind us of other days. At one place there were women holding posters shouting slogans in support of the blanket men and the Armagh women prisoners; at another spot a group was shouting slogans against strip searching; at yet another a group of women were vigorously bashing the footpath with the cleanest bin-lids I have ever seen; others were dressed as Brits and RUC; and there were still others holding posters in support of Paddy Agnew from Dundalk who famously won a D�il seat along with Ciaran Doherty in the summer of 1981.

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