Kevin Flanagan, from Ballymun, who has been on hunger strike outside the GPO for seven days, described the support he has received from the public as “absolutely overwhelming”.
He is protesting on behalf of his brother Mickey Flanagan, who was sent to the Artane Industrial School in 1952 for housebreaking, aged 11.
The case sparked a Dáil debate in 1954 when his arm was broken at the school.
Mr Flanagan claims abuse his brother suffered at the school affected him all his life.
He suffered depression and alcoholism until his death in 1998, aged 61.
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