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18 July, 2015 Funeral of Peggy O'Hara, mother of hunger striker Patsy O'Hara. A beautiful tribute to a beautiful woman and mother.

18 July, 2015 Funeral of Peggy O'Hara, mother of hunger striker Patsy O'Hara. A beautiful tribute to a beautiful woman and mother.

In 1981, Irish Republican Army volunteers went on hunger strike to protest the refusal of the British government to recognize their political status. Rather than concede to the obviousness of the political nature of their incarceration, Thatcher did nothing and 10 men starved to death, including Bobby Sands, who would come symbolize fearless resistance to British imperialism.

In Irish Republican Army volunteers went on hunger strike to protest the refusal of the British government to recognize their political status. Thatcher did nothing and 10 men starved to death.

May 5, 1981 Irish Republican Army hunger-striker Bobby Sands died at the Maze Prison in Northern Ireland on his 66th day without food. He had just been elected to a seat in Parliament while still serving the last of a 14-year sentence for possession of firearms. “Our revenge will be our children’s smiles.” - Bobby Sands

May 1981 Irish Republican Army hunger-striker Bobby Sands died at the Maze Prison in Northern Ireland on his day without food. He had just been elected to a seat in Parliament while still serving the last of a sentence for possession of firearms.

Provisional IRA funeral in Northern Ireland, 1980's.

PIRA firing party salute their fallen comrade, Jim Lynagh with the Belgian made FN FAL rifles. Jim's funeral was held in, Monaghan town.jIM was a volunteer in the East Tyrone Brigade of the Provisional Irish Republican Army.