Important People in Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland

Patrick Radden Keefe
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Dolours Price

Dolours Price was a member of the Provisional IRA, allegedly working under the command of Gerry Adams. She hailed from a prominent republican family and sought to honor their commitment to the cause by similarly pursuing republican aims through IRA activities, except that the ‘Provos,’ as they were known, employed much more violent tactics. Dolours Price and her sister Marian ended up being arrested for bombing the city of London and spent several painful years in prison, enacting a hunger strike in order to be transferred to more favorable facilities in their native Ireland.

Dolours Price’s experiences with that hunger strike and her subsequent time in Armagh Prison, a women’s jail, numbed her to the idea of violent activism. After emerging from Armagh a free woman, Dolours married famous actor Stephen Rea. Together, they travelled and espoused Irish patriotism — with, of course, a republican...

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