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

23 relations: Blanket protest, Bodhrán, Christy Moore, Christy Moore and Friends, Dónal Lunny, Declan Sinnott, Dirty protest, Dublin, Folk music, Francie Brolly, HM Prison Armagh, HM Prison Maze, Irish bouzouki, Irish republicanism, Irish traditional music, Live in Dublin (Christy Moore album), Matt Molloy, Noel Hill (musician), Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Special Detective Unit, The Troubles, Various.

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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The bodhrán (or,; plural bodhráin or bodhráns) is an Irish frame drum ranging from in diameter, with most drums measuring.

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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 RTÉ 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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Dónal Lunny

Dónal Lunny (born 10 March 1947) is an Irish folk musician and producer.

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Declan Sinnott

Declan Sinnott (born 29 July 1950) is an Irish musician and record producer.

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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 is the capital of and largest city in 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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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 (previously Long Kesh Detention Centre and known colloquially as the 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 an adaptation of the Greek bouzouki (Greek: μπουζούκι).

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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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Irish traditional music

Irish traditional music (also known as Irish trad, Irish folk music, and other variants) is a genre of folk music that developed in Ireland.

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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; Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom in the north-east of the island of Ireland, variously described as a country, province or region.

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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 26 of 32 counties 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 the Republic of Ireland, under the aegis of the Crime & Security Branch (CSB).

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The Troubles

The Troubles (Na Trioblóidí) was an ethno-nationalist conflict in Northern Ireland during the late 20th century.

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

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

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