1981 – Thomas Elwee, Irish Political Prisoner, dies on the sixty-second day of his hunger strike in Long Kesh prison.

Fuair siad bás ar son Saoirse na hÉireann. The tenth republican to join the hunger strike was twenty-three-year-old IRA Volunteer Thomas McElwee, from Bellaghy in South Derry. He had been imprisone…

Source: 1981 – Thomas Elwee, Irish Political Prisoner, dies on the sixty-second day of his hunger strike in Long Kesh prison.

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