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.
Quillers, can you all have a thought for Sean Bres. Today is his birthday and that means he is one year closer to his pension.ReplyDelete
Sean, I hope you wake up tomorrow with a hang over, you earned it. Happy birthday.
Happy Birthday Sean,ReplyDelete
hope you had a good one.