Border Fox: The dramatis personae

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Elaine Byrne

3rd September, 2017
Dessie O’Hare at the Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation, Wicklow, 2003 Pic: Collins

The 29-year-old was a father of four children ranging in age from two to 11 years. His parents moved to Shannon from Limavady, Co Derry, in the 1960s. Bryan had recently moved to Kilkenny, and had a long history of INLA involvement.

He was unemployed and had previously worked as a jockey, a factory operative and a construction worker.

A native of Keady, Co Armagh, O’Hare served eight years in Portlaoise Prison for possession of guns...

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