Francis Hughes

March 16, 2009 · Print This Article

Today, 15th March, 1981, IRA Volunteer Francis Hughes from Bellaghy in South Derry, joined Bobby Sands on hunger strike. Twenty-five-year-old Francis Hughes was a determined, committed and totally fearless IRA Volunteer who organised a spectacularly successful series of military operations before his capture, and was once described by the RUC as their ‘most wanted man’ in the North. Read more

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