IRA Volunteer Hugh Coney, a native of Coalisland, Co Tyone, was shot dead by the British Army while attempting to escape from Long Kesh on 6th November 1974.
Following the introduction of internment in August 1971, the internees were initially held in Magilligan Prison, Co Derry, and the Maidstone Prison Ship, moored in Belfast Lough.
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Posted on November 4, 2015, in EXPOSING THE TRUTH IN ULSTER, Irish Republican Army (IRA), IRISH REPUBLICAN HISTORY, REMEMBER OUR PATRIOT DEAD, Wear your British poppy with shame and tagged 6th November 1974, Aligiers, August 1971, Belfast Lough, Co Tyrone, Coalisland, escape, HMS Safari, HMS Sahib, internees, introduction of Internment, IRA Volunteer, IRNF, Long Kesh, Magilligan Prison, Maidstone Prison Ship, Maze Prison, Murdered by the British Army, Oglach Hugh Coney, Stephen Codd, Stiofán Mac Óda. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.