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Bernadette McAliskey
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Born in Dungannon, County Tyrone
Born on 23rd of April 1947

Born 1947 - Irish political activist.

Nee Devlin. Educated at Queen’s University, Belfast. Became youngest MP in House of Commons since William Pitt the Younger. Arrested leading Catholics rioters in Bogside, Belfast and imprisoned. Actively supported IRA hunger strikers in 1981. Recovered from attempted assassination. Co-founded Irish Republican Socialist Party in 1975.

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