Faoi Ghlas -by Dominic Adams


A personal and anecdotal account of the seven years Dominic Adams spent in Crumlin Road Gaol and the H-Blocks of Long Kesh. Faoi Ghlas describes his arrest, remand period and eventual sentencing whilst incorporating some of the characters and situations he encountered.



Dominic Adams, a brother of Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams, was born in Belfast in 1965 and grew up in Ballymurphy. As a young man, Dominic spent 7 years faoi ghlas in Crumlin Road Gaol (Belfast) and in the H-Blocks of Long Kesh. He published his book describing this period of his life, Faoi Ghlas in 2010, and currently lives in Belfast.


Danny Morrison described Faoi Ghlas as, 
"an important account of comradeship in jail and joins the established canon of republican prison literature.”
Senator Frances Black said
"Faoi Ghlás gives a good insight into life as a political prisoner during the conflict in the North. I would definitely recommend it as it is both an informative and at times light hearted account of this period in Dominic's life."
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