Bobby Sands

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May 1981 Bobby Sands died in The Maze Prison, Northern Ireland after a hunger strike lasting 66 days Old Irish, Irish Celtic, Bobby Sands, Ireland Homes, Ireland Map, Michael Collins, Irish Quotes, Fighting Irish, Interesting Faces

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Bobby Sands - Sands died on 5 May 1981 in Maze prison hospital after 66 days of hunger-striking, aged 27 The significance of the hunger strike was the prisoners' aim of being declared political prisoners (or prisoners of war) as opposed to criminals. Political Prisoners, Prisoners Of War, Bobby Sands, Irish Republican Army, Hunger Strike, Michael Collins, Nelson Mandela, The Republic, Human Rights

News of the death of Bobby Sands influenced the way in which political prisoners and the ANC in South Africa responded to their own situation, and inspired a new way of resistance.Nelson Mandela was said to have been "directly influenced by Bobby Sands" and instigated a successful hunger strike on Robben Island

On my tbv list - Hunger (The Criterion Collection): Michael Fassbender, Stuart Graham, Liam Cunningham, Steve McQueen: Movies & TV Michael Fassbender, Bobby Sands, Cannes, Liam Cunningham, The Criterion Collection, Hunger Strike, Drama, Tribute, Cinema

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Irish republican Bobby Sands leads the inmates of a Northern Irish prison in a hunger strike.

Men hurling rocks and molotov cocktails at security forces in the prelude to Bobby Sands funeral, Belfast Photo by Ian Berry Ian Berry, Bobby Sands, Irish Independence, Time In Ireland, Fotojournalismus, Teen Photography, Photographer Portfolio, Irish Eyes, Magnum Photos

Men hurling rocks and molotov cocktails at security forces in the prelude to Bobby Sands funeral, Belfast, 1981.

Bobby Sands: Writings from Prison Gerry Adams, Hobbit Book, Bobby Sands, Sand Writing, Irish People, Irish Eyes, Book Publishing, Great Books, Prison

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Bobby Sands book. Read 42 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Bobby Sands died in the H-Blocks of Long Kesh on 5 May 1981 after sixty...

#CPirishluck  Bobby Sands, Francis Hughes, Raymond McCreesh, Patsy O'Hara, Joe McDonnell, Martin Hurson, Kevin Lynch, Kieran Doherty, Thomas McElwee, & Michael Devine. Gone but never forgotten. Kevin Lynch, Bobby Sands, The Ira, Celtic Pride, Family Genealogy, The Freedom, Freedom Fighters, Luck Of The Irish

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#CPirishluck Bobby Sands, Francis Hughes, Raymond McCreesh, Patsy O'Hara, Joe McDonnell, Martin Hurson, Kevin Lynch, Kieran Doherty, Thomas McElwee, & Michael Devine. Gone but never forgotten.