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Pat Sheehan MLA

December 17, 2011 Leave a comment

A life in brief * Patrick Sheehan was born in 1959. His father was a builder, his mother a housewife. * After joining the IRA as a teenager, was subsequently twice imprisoned. Took part in two prison hunger strikes. * Since leaving prison has worked with former IRA prisoners; is involved with Sinn Fein’s international contacts, including the Middle East and South Africa; coordinating coming anniversaries of hunger strikes. * He is a widower with one son. His late wife, Siobhan O’Hanlon, worked closely with Gerry Adams.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/profiles/pat-sheehan-the-hunger-striker-who-gave-up-bombs-for-the-ballot-box-2174664.html

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The Sheehan Intestacy Case

December 17, 2011 Leave a comment

“Strange things happen in Savannah, and as we shall now see, few can be stranger than the Sheehan intestacy case, which involves a family of Irish origin, an unclaimed fortune left by its last surviving member and a dogged campaign by an Irish claimant. ”

http://homepage.eircom.net/~seanjmurphy/irhismys/sheehan.htm

Your Family Stories

December 17, 2011 5 comments

Do you have any Sheehan family history ?

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