Hunger Strike Martyrs 1917-1981

NAME

HOMETOWN

COUNTY

PLACE OF DEATH

DATE OF DEATH

Ashe, Tomas

Fitzgerald, Michael

Murphy, Joseph

MacSwiney, Terrance

Whitty, Joseph

Barry, Denis

Sullivan, Andy

D'arcy, Tony

McNeela, Sean

McCaughey, Sean

Gaughan, Michael

Stagg, Frank

Sands, Bobby

Hughes, Francis

McCreesh, Ray

O'Hara, Patsy

McDonnell, Joe

Hurson, Martin

Lynch, Kevin

Doherty, Kieran

McElwee, Tom

Devine, Michael

Dingle

Fermoy

Cork City

Cork City

Wexford

Blackrock

Mallow

Headford

Ballycroy

Belfast

Ballina

Hollymount

Belfast

Bellaghy

Camlough

Derry City

Belfast

Dungannon

Port Village

Belfast

Bellaghy

Derry City

Kerry

Cork

Cork

Cork

Wexford

Cork

Cork

Galway

Mayo

Antrim

Mayo

Mayo

Antrim

Derry

Armagh

Derry

Antrim

Tyrone

Derry

Antrim

Derry

Derry

Dublin***  

 Cork Jail    

Cork Jail      

London: Brixton  

Curragh Camp   

Newbridge Camp 

Dublin**    

Dublin*    

Dublin*   

Portlaoise 

Parkhurst, Eng.***

Wakefield, Eng. 

Long Kesh   

Long Kesh   

Long Kesh  

Long Kesh  

Long Kesh  

Long Kesh  

Long Kesh  

Long Kesh  

Long Kesh   

Long Kesh  

 

May 25, 1917

Oct.  27, 1920

Oct . 25, 1920

Oct. 25, 1920

Sept. 9, 1923

Nov. 20, 1923

Nov. 22, 1923

April 19, 1940

April 19, 1940

May 11, 1946

June 3, 1974

Feb. 12, 1976

May 5, 1981

May 12, 1981

May 21, 1981

May 21, 1981

July 8, 1981

July 13, 1981

Aug. 1, 1981

Aug. 2, 1981

Aug. 8, 1981

Aug. 20, 1981 

St. Bricins Military Prison     * * Mountjoy Jail      * **After forced feeding

NB. at least eight others have died from the after effects of a hunger strike. They are- Daniel Downey, 1923; Joseph Lacey, 1923;

Joseph Malone, 1943; Patrick Fogerty, 1920; Seamus Courtney, 1918; Francis Gleeson, 1920; Aldan Gleeson, 1916; John Oliver, 1923

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