In April 1919 in the city of Limerick, IRA volunteer Robert Byrne is shot in his hospital bed by the RIC during a rescue attempt. He had been on hunger strike for his rights as a political prisoner. Shortly after the rescue he died from the gunshot. Little did Britain know that his killing would inspire Irish republicans and trade unionists to take back the city from the British Empire.
This book tells the story of IRA Hunger Striker Robert Byrne and the events that unfolded following his death, which would change the course of Irish history.
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Date of Publication: 23/03/2019