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Commemorates the twentieth anniversary of the death of Bobby Sands and other hunger strikers.
The Casement Support Group, which was set up in Australia in 1983 to highlight the plight of Irish political prisoners and the injustice of British rule in Northern Ireland, organised the plaque with Craig Johnston, the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union State Secretary, and other Victorian unions.
|Address:||Lygon Street, Trades Hall, Carlton, 3053|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.806324|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Wednesday 6th December, 2000|
In proud memory of the 10 Republican prisoners who died on hunger strike in the "H" Block of Long Kesh in 1981.
"It is not those who can inflict the most, but those who can endure the most who will conquer". Terence McSwiney.
Unveiled by Martin McGuinness, Sinn Fein, MP, MLA, Minister for education Wednesday 6/12/2000
Donated by AMWU, Craig Johnston State Secretary