Thomas Ashe Badge

€5.00

Size 30mm 1.2 inch

Thomas Ashe was a member of the Gaelic League, the Gaelic Athletic Association, the Irish Republican Brotherhood (IRB) and a founding member of the Irish Volunteers.

Ashe was one of a number of republican prisoners who went on hunger strike the previous week in a bid to secure political status. Their protest would have exchoes of the hunger strikes of 1981.

Thomas Ashe died in the Mater Hospitals from being force fed in Mountjoy Prison.

12 January 1885 – 25 September 1917

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