Loughgall Martyrs

Today is the 25th anniversary of the killing of eight Volunteers from the IRA’s East Tyrone Brigade at Loughgall. Volunteers Jim Lynagh, Declan Arthurs, Seamus Donnelly, Tony Gormley, Patrick Kelly, Gerard O’Callaghan, Eugene Kelly and Padraig McKearney were killed as part of the British state’s shoot-to-kill policy with the SAS firing more than one thousand rounds. One civilian, Anthony Hughes, was also murdered by the SAS at the scene.

Below is a brilliant video produced by the 20th anniversary committee which looks at the lives of each of the volunteers and includes interviews with their friends, comrades and families.

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