Former IRA volunteer and ex-prisoner, spent 18 years in Long Kesh, 4 years on the blanket and no-wash/no work protests which led to the hunger strikes of the 80s. Completed PhD at Queens upon release from prison. Left the Republican Movement at the endorsement of the Good Friday Agreement, and went on to become a journalist. Co-founder of The Blanket, an online magazine that critically analyzed the Irish peace process. Lead researcher for the Belfast Project, an oral history of the Troubles.
Ah, gee, thanks to Marty and the rest of the weasels who washed their hands of implementing the welfare cuts by handing them back to the Tories. But let us not forget that it was Foster and Nesbitt's unionism that demanded the welfare cuts be implemented in the first place!!!!ReplyDelete