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#Bobby sands

# bobby-sands - Saturday 27 February, 2021

'It doesn't diminish': The legacy of the 1981 hunger strikes, 40 years on
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# Bobby Sands

'It doesn't diminish': The legacy of the 1981 hunger strikes, 40 years on

Feb 27th 2021, 12:05 AM 32,634 Views 40 Comments

This Monday will mark 40 years since Bobby Sands went on hunger strike.

# bobby-sands - Friday 30 June, 2017

'It was a love-hate relationship': the story of the GAA and the 1981 hunger strike
# Complex
# Complex

'It was a love-hate relationship': the story of the GAA and the 1981 hunger strike

Jun 30th 2017, 9:30 PM 18,024 Views 32 Comments

GAA Museum archivist Mark Reynolds has spent a decade researching the topic.

# bobby-sands - Saturday 6 August, 2016

Could Ireland ever look at Bobby Sands in the same way as the heroes of the 1916 Rising?
# 66 Days
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# 66 Days

Could Ireland ever look at Bobby Sands in the same way as the heroes of the 1916 Rising?

Aug 6th 2016, 7:45 AM 22,990 Views 184 Comments

TheJournal.ie has been speaking to Brendan J Byrne about his new film Bobby Sands: 66 Days

# bobby-sands - Sunday 17 July, 2016

'They set out to cause serious injury': 35 years since 200 were hospitalised in 'the Battle of Merrion Street'
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# Hunger Strikes

'They set out to cause serious injury': 35 years since 200 were hospitalised in 'the Battle of Merrion Street'

Jul 17th 2016, 8:20 PM 22,690 Views 54 Comments

Tomorrow marks the anniversary of a confrontation between gardaí and protesters on the doorstep of the British Embassy.

# bobby-sands - Sunday 7 February, 2016

This Mary Lou leaflet contains a very unfortunate typo about Bobby Sands
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This Mary Lou leaflet contains a very unfortunate typo about Bobby Sands

Feb 7th 2016, 7:28 PM 71,725 Views 237 Comments

Oh dear.

# bobby-sands - Friday 18 September, 2015

Britain's new Shadow Chancellor has apologised for saying IRA members should be "honoured"
# Peace Process
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# Peace Process

Britain's new Shadow Chancellor has apologised for saying IRA members should be "honoured"

Sep 18th 2015, 7:13 AM 12,925 Views 73 Comments

John McDonnell has been appointed to his position in recent days by new Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

# bobby-sands - Friday 26 June, 2015

Belfast court rejects call for public inquiry into murder of Pat Finucane
# Collusion
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# Collusion

Belfast court rejects call for public inquiry into murder of Pat Finucane

Jun 26th 2015, 4:45 PM 16,569 Views 52 Comments

The call was made by the Finucane family.

# bobby-sands - Sunday 29 December, 2013

Iran’s ‘championing’ of Bobby Sands in the 1980s was concerning to the Irish Government
# State Papers 1983
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# State Papers 1983

Iran’s ‘championing’ of Bobby Sands in the 1980s was concerning to the Irish Government

Dec 29th 2013, 9:45 AM 16,613 Views 35 Comments

Iranian sympathies towards the IRA would not develop beyond a symbolic level, the Irish Government believed, adding that the renaming of the road along side the British Embassy after the hunger striker was not to be taken seriously.

# bobby-sands - Friday 13 December, 2013

Celtic hit with UEFA fine for Bobby Sands banner
# Political Football
# Political Football

Celtic hit with UEFA fine for Bobby Sands banner

Dec 13th 2013, 5:58 PM 4,375 Views 18 Comments

The news is a further blow for the Scottish champions, who imposed bans on 128 supporters on Monday following crowd trouble in a league fixture at Motherwell.

# bobby-sands - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Wolfe Tone, Michael Collins and Bobby Sands... RAPPING
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# Capulet

Wolfe Tone, Michael Collins and Bobby Sands... RAPPING

Apr 16th 2013, 4:45 PM 1,461 Views 2 Comments

The finest of Donegal hip-hop.

# bobby-sands - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

6 key moments that defined Margaret Thatcher's relationship with Ireland
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# Margaret Thatcher

6 key moments that defined Margaret Thatcher's relationship with Ireland

Apr 9th 2013, 6:45 AM 103,350 Views 0 Comments

Assassination attempts, the Hunger Strikes, and historic agreements were just some of the events involving Britain and Ireland that took place during the Iron Lady’s 11 years as Prime Minister.

# bobby-sands - Friday 28 December, 2012

1982: Haughey, America and "The Troubles"
# 1982
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# 1982

1982: Haughey, America and "The Troubles"

Dec 28th 2012, 7:30 AM 4,642 Views 3 Comments

Newly released documents show Ireland’s attempts to engage American President Ronald Reagan on Northern Ireland and to counter British propaganda.

# bobby-sands - Friday 30 December, 2011

Gerry Adams questions Bobby Sands hunger strike claim
# State Papers
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# State Papers

Gerry Adams questions Bobby Sands hunger strike claim

Dec 30th 2011, 8:27 PM 10,080 Views 37 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader said claims in State papers that Sands offered to end his hunger strike would be “totally out of character”.

In pictures: State papers reveal new details about hunger strikes and Stardust
# State Papers
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# State Papers

In pictures: State papers reveal new details about hunger strikes and Stardust

Dec 30th 2011, 9:06 AM 4,084 Views 3 Comments

Gaddafi’s intervention in the hunger strikes, Thatcher’s concessions and an advisor to Charlie Haughey who wasn’t best pleased with the state broadcaster. All revealed today…

Archives show Bobby Sands "offered to end hunger strike"
# State Papers
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# State Papers

Archives show Bobby Sands "offered to end hunger strike"

Dec 30th 2011, 8:57 AM 8,944 Views 82 Comments

New documents released under the 30-year rule give an insight into some previously unknown occurrences in 1981, such as Bobby Sands allegedly offering to suspend his hunger strike.

# bobby-sands - Thursday 5 May, 2011

Security 'concerns' that dissidents will use Sands anniversary to launch attacks
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Security 'concerns' that dissidents will use Sands anniversary to launch attacks

May 5th 2011, 11:23 AM 1,441 Views 1 Comment

The 30th anniversary of the death of hunger striker Bobby Sands is being commemorated today.