WATCH: Tonight's episode of Finné tells the story of Frank Stagg, a 1976 hunger-striker whose coffin was "hijacked" 2 years ago

WATCH: Tonight's episode of Finné tells the story of Frank Stagg, a 1976 hunger-striker whose coffin was "hijacked"

Ireland's answer to 'Making a Murderer' is back.

Finné, a TG4 docuseries that has been exploring of some of 20th century Ireland's darkest moments, will tonight look at the story of Frank Stagg.

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The teaser for tonight's episode shows scenes from the infamous burial of Frank Stagg, which was at the heart of a dispute between Irish republicans and the Irish government.

Stagg, who died after 62 days of hunger striking in Wakefield Prison, was the subject of much controversy after his death. There was a dispute over the nature of his burial, with republicans and two of his brothers seeking to have Stagg buried in the republican plot in Ballina in accordance with his wishes.

However, his widow, his brother Emmet Stagg and the Irish government wished to have him buried in the family plot in the same cemetery and to avoid republican involvement in the funeral.

In the end, a plane carrying Stagg's body was redirected from its intended destination as part of a government ploy to mislead Irish republicans.

Tonight's episode of Finné will feature input from Frank Stagg's brother, George, who will discuss the controversial incident. The teaser for tonight's episode shows tense scenes between police and Irish republicans at the gravesite.

Clip via magamedia.

Episode 4 of Finné will air tonight on TG4 at 9.30.

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