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Brendan Gallagher remains on hunger strike

Title
Brendan Gallagher remains on hunger strike
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:04:55
Description
Report on Willie Gallagher’s father, Brendan Gallagher, who says he will remain on hunger strike until his son gets a retrial. Willie Gallagher was convicted in 1976 of bombing a Royal British Legion Hall in Strabane, Northern Ireland, and was sentenced to 12 years in prison. Includes interviews with Brendan Gallagher and Labour MP Ernie Roberts. Male reporter not identified.
Contributors
Brendan Gallagher; Ernie Roberts
Keywords
Northern Ireland; Terrorism; Political protests; IRA; Sinn Fein; Imprisonment; UDA; Hunger; Peaceful protest; Criminal justice system; Sentencing; Strabane; Brendan Gallagher; Willie Gallagher

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