BONUS EP: Laurence McKeown, Time Shadows

The date of the Assembly Election, May 5th, was also the anniversary of Bobby Sands’ death, a seismic moment in Irish history. On this bonus episode, we talk to Laurence McKeown, who also joined the hunger strikes that changed the political landscape. McKeown is an author, playwright, and poet, who was also imprisoned in the H-Blocks, and spent 70 days on hunger strike. In this episode, he discusses his memoir which details his time in prison, the trajectory of those protests, and how the discourse around Irish unity has changed.