1981 Hunger Strikers

The 1981 Irish hunger strike was the culmination of a five-year protest during The Troubles by Irish republican prisoners in . The protest began as the blanket protest in 1976, when the British government withdrew Special Category Status for convicted paramilitary prisoners.

Landmarks in the Area

Memorial
The Easter Rising, also known as the Easter Rebellion, was an armed insurrection in Ireland during Easter Week, April 1916. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Railway station
Broombridge is a railway station beside a LUAS Tram stop serving Cabra, , . Photo: 73man, CC BY 2.0.

Cemetery
Glasnevin Cemetery is a large cemetery in Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland which opened in 1832.

Localities in the Area

Suburb
Phibsborough, also spelled Phibsboro, is a mixed commercial and residential neighbourhood on the Northside of , . is situated 1¼ km southeast of 1981 Hunger Strikers. Photo: RustyTheDog, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Suburb
Grangegorman is a suburb on the northside of city, . is situated 1½ km southeast of 1981 Hunger Strikers.

Suburb
Stoneybatter, historically known as Bohernaglogh, is a neighbourhood of , , on the Northside of the city between the , the North Circular Road, Smithfield Market, and . is situated 1½ km south of 1981 Hunger Strikers.

1981 Hunger Strikers

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