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H Block

H Block is an album recorded by various Irish folk artists, and produced by Christy Moore in 1978. [1]

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Blanket protest

The blanket protest was part of a five-year protest during the Troubles by Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) and Irish National Liberation Army (INLA) prisoners held in the Maze prison (also known as "Long Kesh") in Northern Ireland.

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Bodhrán

The bodhrán (or; plural bodhráns) is an Irish frame drum ranging from 25 to 65 cm (10 to 26 in) in diameter, with most drums measuring 35 to 45 cm (14 to 18 in).

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Christy Moore

Christopher Andrew "Christy" Moore (born 7 May 1945) is an Irish folk singer, songwriter and guitarist.

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Christy Moore and Friends

Christy Moore and Friends is an album produced by RTE and Christy Moore, which contained recordings by various Irish musicians, namely Stockton's Wing, Mary Black and Christy's former band Planxty Christy had produced a similar album a year earlier, 1981's H Block, which contained songs of a political matter.

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Dirty protest

The dirty protest (also called the no wash protest) was part of a five-year protest during the Troubles by Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) and Irish National Liberation Army (INLA) prisoners held in the Maze Prison (also known as "Long Kesh") and a protest at Armagh Women's Prison in Northern Ireland.

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Dublin

Dublin is the capital and largest city of Ireland.

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Folk music

Folk music includes both traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century folk revival.

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Folk music of Ireland

The folk music of Ireland (also known as Irish traditional music, Irish trad, Irish folk music, and other variants) is the generic term for music that has been created in various genres in Ireland.

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Francie Brolly

Francie (formally Francis) Brolly is a musician, retired teacher and republican politician from Dungiven, Northern Ireland.

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HM Prison Armagh

Armagh Prison in Armagh, Northern Ireland, is a former prison.

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HM Prison Maze

Her Majesty's Prison Maze (known colloquially as Maze Prison, The Maze, The H Blocks or Long Kesh) was a prison in Northern Ireland that was used to house paramilitary prisoners during the Troubles from mid-1971 to mid-2000.

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Irish bouzouki

The Irish bouzouki is a development of the Greek (Greek: μπουζούκι) adapted for Irish traditional and other folk music from the late 1960s onward.

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Irish republicanism

Irish republicanism (Poblachtánachas Éireannach) is an ideology based on the belief that all of Ireland should be an independent republic.

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Live in Dublin (Christy Moore album)

Live in Dublin is a live album by Irish singer/songwriter Christy Moore.

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Matt Molloy

Matt Molloy (born 12 January 1947, Ballaghaderreen, County Roscommon) is an Irish musician, from a region known for producing talented flautists.

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Noel Hill (musician)

Noel Hill (born 1958) is an Irish concertina player from County Clare who has had great influence developing the modern playing style of the Irish concertina, as a performer and educator.

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Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann.; or Ulster Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in the northeast of the island of Ireland.

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Republic of Ireland

Ireland (Éire), also known as the Republic of Ireland (Poblacht na hÉireann), is a sovereign state in north-western Europe occupying about five-sixths of the island of Ireland.

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Special Detective Unit

The Special Detective Unit (SDU) (Aonad Speisialta Bleachtaireachta) is the main domestic security agency of the Garda Síochána, the national police force of Ireland, under the aegis of the Crime & Security Branch (CSB).

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The Troubles

The Troubles (Na Trioblóidí) is the common name for the ethno-nationalist conflict in Northern Ireland that spilled over at various times into parts of the Republic of Ireland, England and mainland Europe.

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Various

Various, or Various Production, is an English dubstep/electronic music duo formed in 2002.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H_Block

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