Derry Journal has an interesting article about Derry republican Hugh McAteer, who led an IRA commemoration of the 1916 Rising by hijacking a screening in a Belfast cinema. McAteer and his comrades' feat generated coverage for the incident, and the nationalist cause, in headlines around the world. He even drew a mention from Nazi propagandist Lord Haw Haw (typically the voice of Brooklyn-born and Galway-raised William Joyce). Journal reporter Michael McMonagle took a look at McAteer's extraordinary life.

http://www.derryjournal.com/news/local/remembering-easter-1943-1-49...

Tags: 1916 Rising, Belfast, Derry, Easter, Hugh McAteer, Lord Haw Haw, Rising, William Joyce, World War

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