Gerry Mcflynn

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Wormwood Scrubs: There are 950-1,000 Irish prisoners in various British jails, mostly in England. Photograph:  Rebecca Naden/PA

On January 25th, 1985, an ad appeared on the classifieds page of this newspaper seeking a coordinator for am organisation called the Irish Commission (...)

‘With almost 1,000 in custody in the English and Welsh prison system, Irish prisoners now constitute the second largest ethnic group after Polish prisoners.’ Photograph: Getty Images

The state visit to the UK by the President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins, has been hailed by many commentators as the placing of the final piec(...)