The wheels of change Came to Glocca Morra

Steve Biko died in police custody in South Africa, Jack Lynch led Fianna Fail back into power with its biggest ever majority. It was 1977.

14th March, 2009

Steve Biko died in police custody in South Africa, Jack Lynch led Fianna Fail back into power with its biggest ever majority. It was 1977.

Factory Lives (RTE Radio 1) remembered the smash when the Ferenka factory in Limerick closed with the loss of 1,400 jobs. Dr Tiede Herrema, head of the Ferenka factory and the city’s biggest employer, was kidnapped by the IRA in 1975.

They demanded the release of three prisoners – Rose Dugdale, Kevin...

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