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Belfast Telegraph
Dissident party Saoradh opens office in Belfastworking-class areas were plagued by deprivation which Sinn Fein was failing to
Dissident party Saoradh opens office in Belfast
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 hours ago
working-class areas were plagued by deprivation which Sinn Fein was failing to tackle. Those "who claim the legacy of Bobby Sands" were helping to administer a poverty programme "at the behest of the very Tory party responsible for his death",... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Mural anger: Loyalist says mass killer McKeag a 'hero'the criticism unfair and said many people still saw McKeag as a hero. "He's a
Mural anger: Loyalist says mass killer McKeag a 'hero'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
the criticism unfair and said many people still saw McKeag as a hero. "He's a hero to certain people - no different than Bobby Sands would be a hero to a lot of republicans," he told BBC Radio Ulster's Talkback. "I don't regard him as a... Read more
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The Irish Times
Secrecy and Northern Ireland’s Dirty War: the murder of Pat Finucanehad been members of the IRA. As a solicitor, he had advised many members of the
Secrecy and Northern Ireland’s Dirty War: the murder of Pat Finucane
The Irish Times / Posted 7 days ago
had been members of the IRA. As a solicitor, he had advised many members of the organisation, including the hunger striker Bobby Sands, and Gerry Adams. He also represented Protestants accused of terrorist offences. Some within the British Army... Read more
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The Irish Times
Britain and Me: readers responddivided our country. My grandmother’s hatred of the British didn’t extend beyo
Britain and Me: readers respond
The Irish Times / Posted 9 days ago
divided our country. My grandmother’s hatred of the British didn’t extend beyond politics. A few months after the death of Bobby Sands, the hunger striker, Prince Charles married Lady Diana Spencer and my grandmother and I watched the fairy-tale... Read more
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The Irish Times
Brexit 2: why UK’s Human Rights Act should not be repealedWhen I arrived in Britain to live in 1980, the IRA was in full flight and Bobby
Brexit 2: why UK’s Human Rights Act should not be repealed
The Irish Times / Posted 18 days ago
When I arrived in Britain to live in 1980, the IRA was in full flight and Bobby Sands was soon to start the hunger strike that would lead to the death of 10 republican prisoners. The Brighton bomb followed a few years later. A tough time you might... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
The Journey: First trailer as Paisley and McGuinness film premieres at Venice Film Festivalunder more favourable conditions". He criticises the script and says the piece
The Journey: First trailer as Paisley and McGuinness film premieres at Venice Film Festival
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
under more favourable conditions". He criticises the script and says the piece pales in comparison to the recent Bobby Sands: 66 Days. "The Journey merely trundles round the talking points, tackling everything from Bloody Sunday to the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
George Best documentary All By Himself set for London premiereGeorge Best: All By Himself, it has been produced by Belfast based Fine Point F
George Best documentary All By Himself set for London premiere
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 24 days ago
George Best: All By Himself, it has been produced by Belfast based Fine Point Films , makers of the controversial Bobby Sands: 66 Days. The new movie - set to premiere at the BFI (British Film Institute) London Film Festival in October -... Read more
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Irish Central
Sinn Féin was never offered deal after four hunger strikers died, says MI5 officialA top British official has finally put to rest a conspiracy theory that a settl
Sinn Féin was never offered deal after four hunger strikers died, says MI5 official
Irish Central / Posted 28 days ago
A top British official has finally put to rest a conspiracy theory that a settlement in the Bobby Sands hunger strike stand-off was refused by Sinn Féin's leaders and that refusal caused other hunger strikers to die needlessly. Former H Block... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Film about IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands becomes box office hitA film about IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands has become one of the most lucrativ
Film about IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands becomes box office hit
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 30 days ago
A film about IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands has become one of the most lucrative Northern Irish films ever. 66 Days has earned £110,000 at the box office only weeks after its release. The documentary-style production was created to give younger... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Bobby Sands 66 Days 'one of Northern Ireland's biggest ever films'The Bobby Sands Film 66 Days has become one of the most successful Northern Ire
Bobby Sands 66 Days 'one of Northern Ireland's biggest ever films'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 30 days ago
The Bobby Sands Film 66 Days has become one of the most successful Northern Ireland film of all time. Brendan J. Byrne’s critically acclaimed documentary sparked controversy on its release with an outcry that public funds had been used to produce... Read more

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