Tag: Long Kesh

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Unbowed Unbroken

Reflecting on the Hunger Strikes.

As part of commemorations for the 25th anniversary of the Hunger Strike and the publication of ‘Hunger Strike: Reflections on the 1981 Hunger Strike’, Danny Morrison, Brendan McFarlane & Pat Sheehan reflect on one...

Inside Long Kesh

Life inside the prison.

The Maze Prison became the scene for symbolic protests, hunger strikes and a dramatic escape in 1983, which led to it attaining a special status and focal point of the conflict in Northern Ireland, for those on both s...

Pilib O Runai

Setting up an Irish nursery

Pilib learnt some Irish at school, which was not common at the time something that was not very common at that time. He grew up with the language being spoken around him and always had an interest in it. He participat...

An Ghaeilge i nGéibheann? The Irish Language in Prison

The Irish Language in Prison.

This film is subtitled. Sa chlár seo ghlacann Dr Fergal Mac Ionnrachtaigh muid tríd stair speisiúil na Gaeilge. Ón chéad ionradh a rinne na Normannaigh i 1166 go dtí fás na Gaelscolaíocht ó thuaidh inniu. Míníonn F...

Idir Ballaí Fuara

This is the story of republican prisoners who learned the Irish language during the 1970s in Crumlin Road Jail, the Cages of Long Kesh, the H-Blocks and Armagh Women's Prison. Republican prisoners had political status...