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Pat Sheehan MLA

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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