John Turnley

John Turnley (born c.1935 – 5 June 1980) was an Irish Protestant politician and activist. Originally from a Unionist background he gradually was drawn to Irish nationalism and became a Republican activist. He was assassinated in 1980 by loyalists in Carnlough, County Antrim.

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