Hugh McAteer, 1916-1970

Report of Hugh McAteer’s death in Belfast Telegraph 25 June 1970.

Last week saw the fiftieth anniversary of the death of former IRA Chief of Staff, prison escapee, hunger striker (he was one of the first republicans to experience long term confinement in the twentieth century), husband, father and writer Hugh McAteer (on 24 June 1970) at the young age of only 53.

You can read about Hugh in his own words by clicking here.

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