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IRSP claims on hunger strike deal

The Irish Republican Socialist movement have claimed that their seven year investigation into the 1981 Long Kesh hunger strikes has “conclusively” found that there was an offer made by the British government to the prisoners that could have saved lives.

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Blanketmen reunion a huge success as former comrades flock to massive event

There were emotional scenes at the weekend as hundreds of former blanketmen met in West Belfast – many for the first time since leaving the H-Blocks. It was the biggest gathering of blanketmen since they suffered together in Long Kesh during those dark days of 1976 to 1981.

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