Bobby sands

Learn about the inspiring life and enduring legacy of Bobby Sands, a prominent figure in the Irish republican movement. Explore his activism, sacrifice, and the impact he made on the fight for justice and equality.
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In The Best of Visiting Belfast: Part One, we covered Belfast attractions such as the Titanic Quarter, the Cathedral Quarter, Queen’s University area, some hot clubs and some lovely wee pubs. Now let’s hit some of the theatres and shops, and the historical murals Belfast is famous for. Photo: Wikimedia Commons: Ardfern. Adapted by Wandering Educators A Night out at the Theatre Among the many things Belfast gets right in a big way, theatre is right at the top of the list. The city is the…

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Ten of the twenty-two Irish men who died on hunger-strike between 1917 and 1981. Portraits, Irish, Irish Republican Army, Fighting Irish, Irish Men, Old Irish, Northen Ireland, Irish Quotes, Ireland History

Between the years 1917 and 1981 , 22 Irish men died on hunger strike in their fight for Irish Freedom . Their sacrifice will be commemorated in Dublin on Saturday May 9th 2009 on the isle facing the GPO , between the hours of 12 noon and 2pm . 1917-1981 : Commemorating the 22 Hunger-Strikers . Indymedia Ireland is a media collective. We are independent volunteer journalists producing and distributing the authentic voices of the people Indymedia Ireland is a media collective. We are…

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ON April 10, 1981, IRA prisoner and hunger striker Bobby Sands was elected to Westminster as the MP for Fermanagh and South Tyrone. Bobby Sand's victory was the second time the voters of Fermanagh and South Tyrone had elected a republican prisoner as their MP. The first, Philip Clarke, in 1955, was disqualified because the law then did not allow convicts to take up political office...

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