Dr Anthony McIntyre

Anthony McIntyre is a former IRA volunteer and ex-prisoner, who spent 18 years in Long Kesh - 4 years on the blanket and no-wash/no work protests which led to the hunger strikes of the 80s. He completed his PhD at Queens upon release from prison.

Anthony left the Republican Movement at the endorsement of the Good Friday Agreement, and went on to become a journalist. Co-founder of The Blanket, an online magazine that critically analyzed the Irish peace process. He is the author of Good Friday: The Death of Irish Republicanism

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