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30TH ANNIVERSARY OF HUNGER STRIKE TD KIERAN DOHERTY REMEMBERED BY YOUNG AND OLD ALIKE

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5 Aug 2011 One Comment
30TH ANNIVERSARY OF HUNGER STRIKE TD KIERAN DOHERTY REMEMBERED BY YOUNG AND OLD ALIKE

Over two hundred people gathered in Monaghan Town Centre on Bank Holiday Monday evening last to commemorate and celebrate the live of former Cavan Monaghan TD Kieran Doherty who died on Hunger Strike in Long Kesh prison 30 years ago this week.  In the Diamond, Monaghan the event was centred on the raised plinth in place as a result of the new streetscape and it proved to be an ideal setting for a concert that was, at times, moving, emotional and uplifting. It certainly was evidence that three decades on ...