2 March 2006 Edition

Letters to An Phoblacht

2 March 2006

Remembering Bobby Sands - 25 Years On

A chara,

March 1 1981 was a day when the hunger strike to the death of an Irish republican prisoner in Long Kesh, in the north of Ireland grabbed the headlines. Bobby Sands, an IRA prisoner from Belfast, announced the commencement on hunger strike for political status.

Fourty one days into his hunger strike Bobby... Free article


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